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Make-a-wikibook

Wikipedia has an incredible cool feature. If you want a collection of articles, you can often make a PDF-file into a book. Take this page, List of nearest stars. It not only gives you a…



Soccer preferred

Tonight we had the one before last competition round of the Dutch Eredivisie, the primera division of Dutch soccer. It was exciting so I wasn’t much concerned with astronomy. Weather played a big role in…


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Stunning vistas, above and below

Yosemite Range of Light from Shawn Reeder on Vimeo. I am a destination visual artist who specializes in photography, timelapse cinematography, & filmmaking. I love to travel, so if you have a project in some…


Lenin in space

I don’t know what the revenues were, but the auction sure had some interesting topics. And it’s “Soviet”, not “Russian”. Science and communism are inseparable! That is the basic message of this amazing collection of…


Be an ATV couch-docking operator for ESA

Become a tablet astronaut with ESA’s ATV docking lessons on your own tablet: Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? ESA is making actual astronaut training available on your computer and tablet,…