Category Archives: Galaxy

Can we have a better name?

It is such an uninspiring name. Which is unfortunate as they are stunningly beautiful. Globular Clusters. Globs. Sounds like something found on an X-ray. But these are amazing little jewels.  One of the most breath taking objects that can be … Continue reading

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Under a Devon Sky

My job has many perks. It also has it’s fair share of sweat, blood and tears. But last week it provided an opportunity. On the face of it being trapped in a boat on the Devon coast with 35 teenagers … Continue reading

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