Here’s a cool constellation to look for over the winter months in the northern hemisphere – Taurus. Continue reading
On 3rd March 2012, Mars will be in ‘opposition’ giving planet-watchers a superb opportunity to see the fourth planet from the Sun.
This March gives sky watchers lot’s to look for including the planetary conjunction of Jupiter and Venus.
I got a Lego Star Wars Snowtrooper Battle Pack (kit no. 8084 for those in the know) as a Christmas gift… today I buckled to the Dark Side and had some serious fun putting it together!
When Scotsman Sir Arthur Conan Doyle put ink to paper back in the late 1800s could he have known just what an impact his fictional resident of 221b Baker Street would have had even still in 2011?
It sits within the ‘goldilocks’ zone of its star and is the first confirmed exoplanet that as such, could have liquid water on its’ surface – meet Kepler 22b!
Here are the Moon phases in the Northern hemisphere for December 2011 and other interesting things of note in the sky.
I was privalaged to host the Glasgow heat of FameLab UK at Glasgow Science Centre in November 2011
The BBC’s Frozen Planet is another staggering insight into our natural world – a must-see TV series, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, that started a few weeks ago.
Rainbows are brilliant, aren’t they!? I’ve got some pics of rainbows and halos here.