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UK Olympiad success in Thailand

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UK Olympiad success in Thailand

Published: 4 December 2017

Five UK sixth-formers have returned from a successful International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics with medals and prizes.

Wave at Kepler

Wave at Kepler Outreach

Wave at Kepler

Published: 27 November 2017

NASA's hugely successful Kepler missing is getting close to the end of its life – but it's going to turn and look at Earth on 10 December and you could wave goodbye.

Young stars shine at the RAS

Young stars shine at the RAS Outreach

Young stars shine at the RAS

Published: 15 September 2017

GCSE Astronomy at the Royal Astronomical Society - results are in!

Promises of some gravity

Promises of some gravity Blog

Promises of some gravity

Published: 12 September 2017

It's two years since the first black hole merger event was detected by LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Organisation. What's next?

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It's two years since the first black hole merger event was detected by LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Organisation. What's next?

Eddington's total eclipse

Eddington's total eclipse News

Eddington's total eclipse

Published: 21 August 2017

As people across the USA watch a total eclipse of the Sun, think back 98 years to one visible to far fewer people but of great significance to astrophysics

Astronomy, BPD and Me

Astronomy, BPD and Me Blog

Astronomy, BPD and Me

Published: 21 July 2017

Understanding my mental health issues and my obsession with Astrophysics and how I have managed to hold on tightly to my passion whilst battling with my demons.

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Understanding my mental health issues and my obsession with Astrophysics and how I have managed to hold on tightly to my passion whilst battling with my demons.

Planets in our solar system and beyond

Planets in our solar system and beyond Blog

Planets in our solar system and beyond

Published: 5 May 2017

James Dawson writes about a one-day Meeting of the British Astronomical Association in Eastbourne

Planets in our solar system and beyond

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James Dawson writes about a one-day Meeting of the British Astronomical Association in Eastbourne

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge Blog

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge

Published: 16 April 2017

The Society for the History of Astronomy's 2017 Spring Conference being held at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge.

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge

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The Society for the History of Astronomy's 2017 Spring Conference being held at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge.

February: dust, dark skies and lunar swirls

February: dust, dark skies and lunar swirls News

February: dust, dark skies and lunar swirls

Published: 19 February 2017

The February 2017 issue of A&G is packed full of articles that delve into the formation of the solar system, a mission to another planetary system, Saturn's current sheet and more

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy Outreach

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy

Published: 10 February 2017

Winter School on Astronomy brings nations together to pursue astronomy

AKE All Kinds of Everything

AKE All Kinds of Everything Blog

AKE All Kinds of Everything

Published: 29 January 2017

A project going by the name of H0LiCOW set me thinking about acronyms – and their pitfalls!

AKE All Kinds of Everything

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A project going by the name of H0LiCOW set me thinking about acronyms – and their pitfalls!

Vera Rubin

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Vera Rubin

Published: 28 December 2016

Vera Rubin, who died aged 88 on 25 December, was a distinguished astrophysicist and Gold Medalist of the RAS, who built her career on data that conflicted with received wisdom.

Surprisingly smooth dark matter

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Surprisingly smooth dark matter

Published: 7 December 2016

New survey data suggest that dark matter is less clumpy than thought, posing a problem for theorists.

The Cathedral of Stars (2)

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The Cathedral of Stars (2)

Published: 9 October 2016

A beautiful parish church transforms from ‘The Cathedral of the South Downs’ into ‘The Cathedral of Stars’, providing a haunting backdrop for a celestial trip of a lifetime.

Astronomy and Astrophysics books for African research libraries

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Astronomy and Astrophysics books for African research libraries

Published: 4 October 2016

A CHALLENGE to RAS members! After my blog to say I have some Annual Reviews to donate, I'm sending them to the Entoto Observatory and Space Science Research Center (EORC) library in Ethiopia for their students and staff

Astronomy and Astrophysics books for African research libraries

Published: 4 October 2016

Author: Peter Sinclair

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A CHALLENGE to RAS members! After my blog to say I have some Annual Reviews to donate, I'm sending them to the Entoto Observatory and Space Science Research Center (EORC) library in Ethiopia for their students and staff

Cometocentric Conferences

Cometocentric Conferences Blog

Cometocentric Conferences

Published: 30 September 2016

Many solar system researchers met at the Meteoroids 2016 (organised under IAU Commission F1) at ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk and Cometary Science After Rosetta Meeting 2016 at the Royal Society, London, both held in Jun 2016. The author was one of the participants.

Cometocentric Conferences

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Many solar system researchers met at the Meteoroids 2016 (organised under IAU Commission F1) at ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk and Cometary Science After Rosetta Meeting 2016 at the Royal Society, London, both held in Jun 2016. The author was one of the participants.

Annual Reviews of Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Annual Reviews of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Published: 27 September 2016

I have copies of Annual Reviews from 1997 to 2010 and seven CUP titles to donate to a university or other library.

Annual Reviews of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Published: 27 September 2016

Author: Peter Sinclair

Annual Reviews of Astronomy and Astrophysics Content

I have copies of Annual Reviews from 1997 to 2010 and seven CUP titles to donate to a university or other library.

Stars that rock

Stars that rock News

Stars that rock

Published: 18 August 2016

Asteroseismology lets astronomers examine galactic archaeology, stellar interiors and strange binary systems – and it owes a lot to the hunt for exoplanets and missions such as Kepler.

Using the universe

Using the universe News

Using the universe

Published: 3 August 2016

There are a lot of useful resources in space – and entrepreneurs are going to be exploring them soon. RAS Meeting organisers Ian Crawford, Martin Elvis and James Carpenter draw together some new ideas in their A&G article.

Nottingham Astronomical Society 70th Birthday

Nottingham Astronomical Society 70th Birthday Blog

Nottingham Astronomical Society 70th Birthday

Published: 30 July 2016

2016 marks Nottingham Astronomical Society's 70th Birthday

Nottingham Astronomical Society 70th Birthday

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2016 marks Nottingham Astronomical Society's 70th Birthday

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