January 16, 2009

Live from the "Nerve Centre"

Don’t know where Lee has disappeared to but he is probably taking photos of the Reception event with the Kronos Quartet performing the “Sun Rings” with […]
January 16, 2009

Its' touch and go, next slide please!

So, here I am on the second day of the opening ceremony in the auditorium waiting for the next session after lunch to begin. I’ve just […]
January 16, 2009

IYA 2009 Opening Ceremony

Today was the opening ceremony for the International Year of Astronomy 2009, and after all of the planning by thousands of astronomers around the world the […]
January 15, 2009

Hey, Ho, Let's Go!!!

So, the lyrics to the Ramones were stuck in my head all day yesterday and today during travelling down from Manchester to London after the ASE […]
January 5, 2009

Astronomy for Peace

Today my thoughts lay with friends and family in worn torn countries where on the 5th day of IYA 2009 some parts of the world have […]
January 1, 2009

IYA 2009 is finally here!

So, here we have it, the International Year of Astronomy is finally here! A few hours ago I celebrated the new Year with family sat in […]
November 14, 2008

Start of IYA 2009

So, here we are, finally, it is the 30th December 2008 and in another day 2009 will finally be upon us. Many astronomers from around the […]