BBC Live Stargazing Astrocast

Its been a while since I have posted here,  almost a year has passed since the closing ceremony of the International Year of Astronomy and as a legacy to IYA a number of initiatives have carried on carrying the torch of astronomy/science communication. One of these initiatives is Global Astronomy Month, which says what it

Walking on the Moon

This month has been designated Global Astronomy Month, those of us who were involved in 100 Hours of Astronomy and couldn’t get enough so here we are now taking a walk on the Moon with the Virtual Telescope during the Global Astronomy Month Lunar Week Remote Observing event which is happening NOW at: http://virtualtelescope.bellatrixobservatory.org/webtv.html

Beyond 2009

Well, I’ve been quiet for a while and its good to still be able to post here, so far 2010 has been a productive year! Last week I was out with the “Space Bus”, which is single deck coach stripped of its inside and replaced with a 3D screen to watch movies on, and have

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 Masi has opened up the Virtual Telescope and as promised, the telescope is available