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Moondust

It is generally considered in SF-books and popular science that you can find the ultimate spot for your telescope on the Moon. A paper studying this proposition finds it quite unsubstantiated. No wonder, given the…


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Nova Scorpii (2)

APOD has an item today about Nova Scorpii here. Have a quick peek before it dims beyond visibility to the naked eye.



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Nova Scorpii 2007

A nova has been spotted in the constellation of Scorpius. After an initial meager start as an object for telescopes and binoculars only it now has flared up extensively well into visible range of the…


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Let’s link on

I won’t stop my metalink referral after this one: arXiv.org Interesting sections for us are astrophysics and cosmology. A degree in math or physics could come in handy sometimes.


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Link to links

Blogs are often pimped up collections of links. Mine is no different. But here an old link to links: DMOZ.


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Marv’s the Martian

An introduction to the planets for kids. Watch how the Sun has a beanie. Never knew! And Mars – that isn’t Mars, this is Mars. Weird – what’s that with Neptune? And Uranus is misplaced…