Tagged: Astronomy

Light Years from Hobsons Bay

As presented on Saturday June 20th 2009 by me! At Williamstown Library International Year of Astronomy 2009 Celebrating 400 years since the Galileo first used his telescope. http://www.astronomy2009.org/   Eta Carinae: Wikipedia  and Hubble...

Water ice on Mars.

One of the key things the Mars probe Phoenix was looking for was ice, specifically water ice. As my niece correctly told me, this is a vital for life (as we know it) Some...

Mars probe cooks and looks

The Mars probe Phoenix has an oven on board. How cool is that. Well actually how hot is that. Cue Paris Hilton… After the robot arm grabs a sample of soil, it’s sifted a...

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