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  1. Thread: Astronomy

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    Israel have just yesterday launched a probe to...

    Israel have just yesterday launched a probe to the Moon, it landed on the dark side of the moon, much like China did with their probe, although the Chinese probe was deliberately aimed at the dark...
  2. Sticky: Poll: It is located in Hampstead, just looked it up.

    It is located in Hampstead, just looked it up.
  3. Sticky: Poll: No doubt they sell strudel. :)

    No doubt they sell strudel. :)
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    I liked all of them. Good laughs!

    I liked all of them. Good laughs!
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    I am the only one on this forum who speaks Hungarian? Well I am quite old - born in 1942. But all my relatives could speak Hungarian, though they are all long dead. It used to be a major European...
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    I am the only one on this forum who speaks Hungarian? Well I am quite old - born in 1942. But all my relatives could speak Hungarian, though they are all long dead. It used to be a major European...
  7. Thread: Astronomy

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    The successor to the Hubble space telescope will...

    The successor to the Hubble space telescope will be the James Webb telescope, postponed launch dates have resulted in several delays and the latest estimate for launch is now 2021. See...
  8. Thread: Astronomy

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    A lot is happening in astronomy. China is...

    A lot is happening in astronomy. China is investigating the dark side of the moon, the side we never see because the Moon always faces the Earth. China has launched a probe to study this. The probe...
  9. Thanks for publishing this, Danik!

    Thanks for publishing this, Danik!
  10. I don't believe this period will repeat itself...

    I don't believe this period will repeat itself and I will enjoy the colours in memory. So beautiful!
  11. Occasionally, the Swedish weather takes a...

    Occasionally, the Swedish weather takes a "holiday". This happened this year (2018) just when the climate "froze" at the critical time (early October). It was mild (a "Brit Summer") and with very...
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    It is uncommonly warm in Sweden just now. So much...

    It is uncommonly warm in Sweden just now. So much so that they have given it its own name - "Brit sommar": curious name, looked it up in my Swedish-English dictionary - it comes from Britain, where...
  13. Thread: Astronomy

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    I did not know that Sweden had its own space...

    I did not know that Sweden had its own space agency pages. You can find the English pages here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esrange. This is quite well-developed, so a read through will be helpful...
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    I was re-reading through my Swedish posts to...

    I was re-reading through my Swedish posts to Populär Astronomi. Some of them are quite good, so I plan to publish them here, together with Wikipedia English translations.
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    Thanks, Danik. I spent 2 weeks in Gävle Hospital and still feel rough! !Hopefully will improve slowly over the coming month..
  16. Thread: Astronomy

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    Report calls for direct images of Earth-like...

    Report calls for direct images of Earth-like exoplanets
    By Paul Scott Anderson in SPACE | September 16, 2018
    A congressionally-mandated report recommends that NASA lead efforts to directly image...
  17. Thread: Astronomy

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    http://www.astronomy.com/news/2018/08/why-did-it-t...

    http://www.astronomy.com/news/2018/08/why-did-it-take-us-so-long-to-send-a-mission-to-pluto?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=News0_ASY_180810_000000_Final%20C&utm_content=&rec...
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    It made depressing reading.

    It made depressing reading.
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    Yes, Nigel Trantor did have him as one of his...

    Yes, Nigel Trantor did have him as one of his books.
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    Knowing me ,knowing You

    Knowing me ,knowing You
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    Googled it but can't find it, but anyway he is...

    Googled it but can't find it, but anyway he is dead.
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    The Criminological Imagination refers back to the...

    The Criminological Imagination refers back to the book by C. Wright Mills The Sociological Imagination.
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    The turning point came in 1968 with the burst of...

    The turning point came in 1968 with the burst of activity in Britain around the National Deviancy Symposium, which between 1968 and 1973 organised 13 conferences at York:
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    At least in the USA...

    At least in the USA...
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    It is worth reading the Wikipedia entry on C....

    It is worth reading the Wikipedia entry on C. Wright Mills: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._Wright_Mills. Apparently, Mills coined the term The New Left
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