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links for 2008-05-17

   Bookmarks   May 17, 2008  No Comments

NMM job opportunities: Director, Royal Observatory Greenwich The Director, ROG is responsible for ensuring the conservation, management and interpretation of the site is developed, implemented and maintained in a way that is consistent with the overall policies and objectives of the Museum

links for 2008-04-22

   Bookmarks   April 22, 2008  No Comments

BBC NEWS: Muslim call to adopt Mecca time “Muslim scientists and clerics have called for the adoption of Mecca time to replace GMT, arguing that the Saudi city is the true centre of the Earth.” (tags: time Mecca science GMT Muslim longitude MagneticNorth clocks timekeeping)

links for 2008-02-19

   Bookmarks   February 19, 2008  No Comments

BBC News: Planet-hunters set for big bounty Rocky planets, possibly with conditions suitable for life, may be more common than previously thought in our galaxy, a study has found. (tags: astronomy planets science space) Jodrell Bank Observatory: Giant Planets are not Lonely Hearts Two gas giant planets, similar to Jupiter…

links for 2008-02-15

   Bookmarks   February 15, 2008  No Comments

Scotsman: Sky’s no limit for British astronauts in new phase of space race The science minister Ian Pearson said the international community was “on the cusp of a wave of new space exploration”, and Britain needed to take full advantage of the opportunities. (tags: British space exploration robots robotic spacerace…