andrewducker + astronomy   79

Your Astrological Sign May Not Be What You Think It Is
Precession has moved the star signs from the points they were at when they were first defined...
science  astronomy  astrology  zodiac  funny 
october 2009 by andrewducker
Chaos in the Early Solar System
Very cool - attached video shows the early orbits of the planets, a period of dramatic change, and then the current orbits stabilising.
astronomy 
july 2009 by andrewducker
Electromagnetic Leak
Fantastic image of how far various bits of our broadcasts have gone. The Beatles have been seen on Beta Aquilae.
astronomy  television  space  physics  aliens 
july 2009 by andrewducker
Snow White needs a bailout
Actually a fascinating piece on Kuiper Belt objects.
astronomy 
march 2009 by andrewducker
Scotland prepares to host Europe's first 'dark sky park'
"If you go out in an urban street and look up at night, you might see 50, maybe 100 stars at best. But come to our park and when you look up and let your eyes adjust, there are so many stars you can't count them. You see shooting stars, satellites and the Milky Way, with its billions of stars. You don't even need a high-powered telescope: a pair of binoculars is brilliant," said Keith Muir, recreation officer at Galloway Forest Park.
astronomy  sky  night  darkness 
december 2008 by andrewducker
Unknown "Structures" Tugging at Universe
It looks like the entire of the known universe is being pulled in a single direction. Probably into the mouth of Cthulhu
universe  science  physics  astronomy 
november 2008 by andrewducker
The Scale of the Universe
In case you wanted to get a grasp of the sheer scale that the universe runs on, this gives you a taster
astronomy  light  science  space  time  scale 
november 2007 by andrewducker
What happened before the Big Bang?
New theory gets past this previous barrier. Possibly.
astronomy  physics  science  space 
july 2007 by andrewducker
What A Beautiful Blue Planet!
Some fantastic satellite photography of the planet
astronomy  beauty  environment  photos  science  space  earth 
november 2006 by andrewducker
Pluto loses status as a planet
Back to 8 of them. Not much of a loss though. Except for all those astrologers...
astronomy  science 
august 2006 by andrewducker
Brightest Galactic Flash Ever Detected Hits Earth
Powerful enough to briefly alter the upper atmosphere and blind several sattelites
astronomy  news  physics  science  space 
september 2005 by andrewducker
A study of the
Ever wondered how accurate it really is?
astronomy  funny 
july 2005 by andrewducker
A Brief Brief History of Time in 15 minutes
Funny shortened version of A Brief History of Time
astronomy  funny  science  physics  history 
may 2005 by andrewducker

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