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At last some decent sky to try my first attempt at Prime Focus Astrophotography. I am using a Skywatcher 10″ f4 on an NEQ6 Pro Mount and the camera is a Nikon D3100 (I know I should have gone with Canon for astro work).
The image is of M57 The Ring Nebula. It is made… Continue reading
“I have a right to my opinion” is a phrase that has become pervasive when talking about science on the internet. Whenever an article is written or a new video is posted on Evolution, medicine and Climate change it is soon infected by comment after comment by crass deniers shouting their Daily Mail garbage under… Continue reading
Here is a letter for anyone to send to facebook regarding their decision to shut down a non-violent page of secularists and atheists in Pakistan. Please feel free to use this letter.
“To: Mark Zuckerberg & Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Restore peaceful Pakistani FB page; remove page with stoning-to-death how-to; set policies to protect minorities… Continue reading
This is a wonderful recording of Bertrand Russell lecture on Why I am not a Christian, first given in 1927 and a summary of his book by the same name. How good it is to hear a real heavyweight intellectual of the old school giving it with humour and eloquence.