Tag Archives: Biak

Indonesian Astronomers Set Sights on New Observatories

Astronomers are studying the feasibility of constructing two observatories in the central and eastern parts of Indonesia, where the sky is still relatively free from light pollution. Hakim Luthfi Malasan, an astronomer from the Bosscha Observatory near Bandung, told the Jakarta ...

A Visit to the Biak – Where the Rainbow Ends

Last month i went to Biak, a small island on the most north-east edge of Indonesia, but this trip was different from my previous visit, so i just tell story about what i have seen there from my last visit. ...

World of Glass

Four hundred years ago, Galileo utilized glasses, turned them into telescope and turn his eyes to the sky, since that time, human saw the universe with new perspective. Almost, forty years ago, still, using employ the glass, but in different way, ...

The Quest for New Observatory in Eastern Indonesia

Tempus fugit, seems the phrase fits to the situation that revolves around me. True that in such an instant i realize that we already in March 2009! I guess time flies as we realize it or not, the time will ...