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Reading the newspaper a few weeks ago, I came across some of the most spectacular photography I have ever seen. Perhaps it was the stunning backdrops of stars across velvet skies, the northern lights dancing over the Rockies, or just the mountains themselves, but I have spent hours gazing at the pictures taken by photographer Paul Zizka. Summits and Starlight: The Canadian Rockies, is a compilation of his stunning work, which can… Read More

There is a neat article in the April 2013 issue of Popular Science detailing China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), baselined at a cost of 122-million dollars. The telescope will primarily be used by radio astronomers to study galactic structures. The telescope’s advantage is the location in a remote area. Built into a depression left behind by a collapsed sub-surface cave, there will be less radio interference when collecting data. Coolest… Read More