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Astronomy, Pythagorean Astronomy

Pythagorean Astronomy: Astrobiology and Technosignatures

Posted on 4 March 2021 by Chris North

The idea of life elsewhere is not a new one. Hundreds of years ago it was assumed that there were beings everywhere, before such views were considered heretical, and the determination that places like the Moon were dry airless worlds started to reduce the possible places life could thrive. But even as recently as the
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Astronomy, Public

Gravitational Waves: Meet the Experts

Posted on 23 February 2021 by Chris North

On Saturday 20th February 2021, we hosted a “Meet the Experts” session as part of Cardiff Science Festival. You can watch a recording of the event below. Questions We didn’t get to all the questions live, but the panel kindly answered them by text. Below is a list of the questions and answers, with links
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Astronomy, Media, Pythagorean Astronomy

Pythagorean Astronomy: The Martian Triple

Posted on 2 February 2021 by Chris North

Over the course of the next month, we’ll see the arrival at Mars of not one, not two, but three spacecraft: Nasa’s Perseverance Rover, with its little helicopter Ingenuity; the Chinese Space Agency’s Tianwen-1 mission, which comprises an orbiting spacecraft, a landing platform and a rover; and the UAE’s Hope mission, which is an orbiting
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Astronomy, Media, Pythagorean Astronomy

Pythagorean Astronomy: Review of the Year and Galactic Dynamics

Posted on 31 December 2020 by Chris North

With the end of one of the craziest years in living memory, we start with astronomical reflections on the last 12 months – and how far we’ve come over the course of the last decade. A new results has been published about the structure of our own Milky Way Galaxy, using the emission from carbon
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