Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Gathering of Indonesian Astronomers

Finally, the conference of astronomy in Indonesia has ended, left so much memories about the current activities of astronomy in Indonesia. There were various astronomy-goers flocked, from amateur to professional, from high-school students to researchers, from educator to communicator; surely ...

The Gathering of Indonesian Astronomers

Finally, the conference of astronomy in Indonesia has ended, left so much memories about the current activities of astronomy in Indonesia. There were various astronomy-goers flocked, from amateur to professional, from high-school students to researchers, from educator to communicator; surely ...

Filling WISE

WISE is now filling its hydrogen tanks in preparation for launch on Dec 7.

Undergraduate students, our research needs you!

If you are an under-graduate student at UC-berkeley or in the area, and if you have interest in astronomy, you should know that a lot of professors and researchers are looking for motivated students to help them in their research. ...

Finished!

Yes, its finished. It my favorite word right now. Finished, complete, and I don't have to think about it anymore :) I am talking about a mammoth data set I had been fighting with in the past few years! (By the ...

The Stars that fall from the Sky

This panel from the comic Tintin (The Shooting Star), for me, is the primary source of astronomy, at least in my childhood. Okey, i will not discuss about comicology in this post, perhaps later. Instead from what i have learnt, ...

007 Licence to Observe

Gianluca has just made the joke to the VT Galilean Nights webchat that the time is now 00:07, just like 007, the webchat participants have erupted with 007 jokes, its good to see that astronomy can bring so many people ...

The Virtual Telescope Galilean Nights

So, the Tetraverse crew are simultaneously observing with the Virtual Telescope for the Galilean Nights event, there's me in Manchester, UK and one part of our team, Virgiliu Pop in Timisoara in Romania joining in the observing fest also. Dr. Gianluca ...

Galilean Nights Live from the Yorkshire Planetarium

The day is picking up, we've had 3 shows so far, two 3D theatre shows and one live astronomer presented star show, I'm coming down with a cold so I'm glad my  throat didn't give up during the live presentation. It ...

Galilean Nights – here we go!

So a mad week of teacher training, planetarium presenting, and kids entertaining is facing me this week as we gear up for Galilean Nights at the Yorkshire Planetarium tomorrow. Yesterday was a busy day for me as the Science Learning ...