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August 31 - Édouard Stephan

Birthday boy Édouard Jean-Marie Stephan was born on August 31st, 1837, in Sainte Pezenne, a commune on the outskirts of the town of Niort, in the Poitou-Charentes region of France.tephan discovered two asteroids, … 128 more words


August 30 - Edward Mills Purcell

Edward Mills Purcell, born August 30th 1912 (died March 7th 1997) was supervisor of the Harvard team responsible for detecting the elusive 21 cm line  250 more words


Naked Science BBC Radio Five

I am often awoken having left the radio on to this programme. Tonight they are talking about the planet Pluto & telling us with great certainty how the universe formed from a ball of dust (with no mention how the so called ‘ball of dust’ got there in the first place). 71 more words

The mystery of the ‘alien plughole’ on Mars

An ‘alien plughole’ on Mars that has baffled scientists could have a simple explanation.

Astronomers claim the strange crater, which has a terraced rather than bowl pattern, has been created by water ice. 236 more words


August 28 - Enceladus and Alcock

Enceladus was discovered on this day in 1789 by William Herschel. This 500km diameter moon of Saturn has been proven recently to have the most impresive volcanoes in the Solar System. 527 more words


Aloha 'aina; aloha 'oe

The astronomers are trying to build another telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea.
The Hawaiians are protesting.

In my mind,
I am shuffling journal articles, 353 more words


Abstract | Nightlife of the moon

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