A Cosmic Encounter!

Two shooting stars fell our way, leaving us with amazing and insightful streaks of information about the universe! One of them, embodied in the form of an ex-wrestler, was none other than renowned astrophysicist, Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson, the host of National Geographic’s up and coming space thriller series – COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey. The…

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Astronomical treats

Earlier last month, I was excited about the news of the “Super” moon that could be observed from Earth at the distance of 357, 169km away, where the moon will be 14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual. Disappointment came when I read further and had THOUGHT that the phenomenon, also known as the “perigee…

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Once in a red moon

It was a joy to watch the last Total Lunar Eclipse of 2011. In fact, it would be three years later before we could see a Total Lunar Eclipse again. My husband and I arranged with some friends to watch the eclipse at Jurong Lake Park near our place. We were blessed with clear sky…

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