astropixie has running update on the Siding Spring Observatory Fire in Warrumbungle National Park in Australia.
PS: Day After the Fire update from astropixie – telescopes mostly ok, astronomy facilities not so much
Oh no! I’m crossing my fingers for a minimal damage to the facilities! Kudos to the fire service for their efforts and hopefully everyone is safe.
(That Skymapper telescope has had more than enough of bad luck!)
Hoping for the safety of all the wonderful people and facilities at SSO.
Subscribe to Dynamics of Cats
Sparkling, stinging, cold
Fine microcrystals of snow
Dance of the sunrise
You are at university.
Do you like stars, and stuff?
We revisit old ruminations on career paths ’cause…
So, now you’re at university, and you’re thinking about heading for grad school …
A seasonal revisit…
What should a high school student do to get on a track to become an astrophysicist?
An interesting new twist for the 223rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society will be the…