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Philae – Resetta update – a waiting game

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Space

Just to update the earlier blog about the success of the Philae comet lander from the Rosetta mission, the most recent thinking is that things look pretty good despite the rough landing that happened a couple of weeks ago. Scientists are now pleased that...

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Comet Lander Sends Photos and Data

November 13th, 2014 | Posted in Space

I’m sure you’ve been following the news about the rather incredible comet lander, Rosetta, launched 10 years ago by the European Space Agency, which successfully landed on the comet a couple of days ago. Now pictures and data are coming in. If the crafts...

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Mapping the Universe – Where are We?

September 5th, 2014 | Posted in Space

This a truly astonishing video, published by Nature video, based on research led by Brent Tully, University of Hawaii. Watch, and marvel at how dense and connected the universe is, note that star clusters move toward each other as well as away, and of...

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