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January 15, 2009

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andy t

Dan,
The Hampshire Astronomical Group have some suggestions on what to look for:

http://www.hantsastro.org.uk/resources/buytelescope.php

They had some big telescopes in the village I grew up in.

Cheers

Andy

Paul H. Colman

This is good news. Proper news.

In honour of this moment I'm going to grow a beard.

Tom

Me too actually - but I'm already a bit better than you. I can see your house on a clear day from my shed with my own home made binocascopes (which are still in the planning phase) but I'm very forward thinking.

You know that in theory, if you went fast enough, time would go backwards ? Did you know that ? You know why ? I could tell you. I discussed it with a friend who is the world's leading expert on panspermia.

Pieman

Galileo may have got all the girls, but don't forget Thomas Harriot.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2009/jan/14/thomas-harriot-galileo-moon-drawings

ben

For a great cosmological primer have a read of 'The Big Bang' by Simon Singh.
He is also the author of this beauty:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2005/sep/30/highereducation.uk

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