Royal Observatory Greenwich

Submitted by planetvi-dialashop1 on Mon, 02/16/2015 - 22:32

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is pleased to announce the shortlist for this year’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The Awards will be announced on September 18, 2013, while an exhibition of the winning images will run from September 19 to February 23, 2014. Receiving the Galatic Beam. The Milky Way appears to line up with the giant 64-m dish of the radio telescope at Parkes Observatory in Australia.


Delta IV

Submitted by planetvi-dialashop1 on Fri, 02/13/2015 - 15:07

Delta IV is an expendable launch system in the Delta rocket family. Delta IV uses rockets designed by Boeing’s Integrated Defense Systems division and built in the United Launch Alliance (ULA) facility in Decatur, Alabama. Final assembly is completed at the launch site by ULA.[2] The rockets were designed to launch payloads into orbit for the United States Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program and commercial satellite business.


Great Astronomer

Submitted by planetvi-dialashop1 on Fri, 02/13/2015 - 14:57

writes a very informative blog site about local Astronomy events and happenings in the Seattle area. He is also an EAS member. He can almost always be found at the Museum of Flight events and lectures taking notes and asking questions. So be sure to add his blog to your Astronomy reading list. Like most blog sites, you can even set up an RSS feed to keep up on the latest entries.

He also has started a calender on the site, and he’ll have a lot of good info about just about everything astronomy related on that. All local clubs, museums, and star parties.


Submitted by planetvi-dialashop1 on Sat, 02/07/2015 - 19:16

Not being a believer I approached Noah with a neutral viewpoint and although it has provoked strong opinions from both Christians and Jews about its ‘authenticity’ (I have read a brilliant review from a rabbi on purely as a film it totally occupies the fantasy genre. The film definitely has the feel of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy with its creation story, abandoned fallen angels (they reminded me of the Ents) and the barbaric behaviour of men in a barren wasteland ‘other worldly’ landscape.



Submitted by planetvi-dialashop1 on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 23:55

Sci-fi feature written and directed by Christopher Nolan, director of 'The Dark Knight' trilogy. On a resource-depleted Earth in the near future, the discovery of a wormhole which can transport users through time and space unites scientists and explorers in the most important mission in human history.


LEGO Marvel SuperHeroes,

Submitted by planetvi-dialashop1 on Tue, 01/13/2015 - 22:17

Smash your way through LEGO walls as Hulk, swing through the city as Spider-Man or fly to the rescue as Iron Man. LEGO® Marvel Superheroes packs in a vast amount of characters with super-cool character abilities, combat-like action sequences, epic battle scenes, puzzle-solving and a unique story told with playful LEGO humour.



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