The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

The LSST – what big eyes you have As the wolf in Little Red Riding Hood said, all the better to see you my dear Halfway between first brick and first light the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) is under … more

Cosmic Reconciliation * Hemelruim Versoening

For the past decade or so I have been part of an astronomy group, the Orion Observation Group. Our main mission is to inspire others to look and appreciate the night sky.We were invited by the Afrikaanse Taalmonument (Afrikaans Language … more

Science is not everything

The erection of a new large telescope has always been an exciting event for scientists in the field of Astronomy. The protests against the the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope to be erected on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, are gaining momentum as … more