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ASTRONOMY : Its impact on human psyche

                                                  Patrick Das Gupta

                                   Department of Physics & Astrophysics                                                                         University of Delhi, Delhi – 110 007  

I. Comets galore

The year 2013 appears to be annus comets.   1,657 more words


A Guide to the Galleries: Controversy Over the Comets (1/2)

by Brent Purkaple
A Guide to the Galleries is a blog series introducing the galleries for “Galileo’s World” for K-12 teachers. See “About this Blog” for more information.
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Guide To The Galleries

Busy week in space news

Aloha – Lots of news in astronomy this week.  Scientists are still talking about the revelations from the Rosetta mission.  Big lingering news that comets may not have been the source of water for Earth.   70 more words

Science Fiction

Landing on a comet

I must say, I was very intrigued with the whole landing-on-a-comet mission from the European Space Agency (ESA – Europe’s NASA). It spurred memories of the asteroid busting movie “Armageddon”. 367 more words


White Mare Will Run

She will run across the broken valley.
She will run across the burning field.
She will run between meteors scarring barren moors.
She will run to where the moon has crashed and moored. 71 more words


Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy

WO FLT132 refractor and Canon EOS350d
10x150s exposures, comet and star stacks done in PixInsight, combined in Photoshop


AGU Fall Meeting, 2014 - The First Three Days

The annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union is an overwhelmingly huge gathering of scientist from all over the world.  This year, it’s clocked in at over 24,000 people, from disciplines as diverse as atmospheric science, to deep Earth processes, to planetary science.  1,342 more words