Lyrid Meteor Shower April 2020

Check out the Lyrid Meteor Shower over the next couple of weeks. The peak occurs on 22nd April and the Moon is almost at new moon phase so won't cause…

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First Video in my Women in Astronomy Series

https://www.youtube.com/embed/OfwhVQ4mDAg Women throughout history have played major roles in our understanding of the Universe. This series of videos will look at many of those women who were doing amazing work…

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Apollo 13

I have just listened to an interview with Jim Lovell the commander of Apollo 13. This is the guy who didn't get to the Moon. The interview looks at how…

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Apollo 13 50th Anniversary

I don't remember much of the actual events of April 1970 any more than I do the events of July 1969 from the actual time. But I do remember the…

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