Wanting to go north When already at the Pole: There is no north there. Out from the North Pole, Every direction is south: There is no other. Not long ago I started pondering what it would be like to go north, and keep going and going until I got to the North Pole. It came to me with something of a shock that once I got there, there would be no more north—north does not exist, for one standing exactly at the North Pole. In fact (check it out for yourself on a globe), you can't go east or west...

This “astral tour” through Bucharest includes: z the Romanian Peasant's Museum, a majestic building made in between 1912 and 1941 in the Neo-Romanian style the Telephones Palace, made in the 1930s (the tallest Romanian building at that time); the Intercontinental Hotel, made in the 1970s (it has still remained the tallest hotel in Romania) Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

These are a few sequences from Global Astronomy Month 2015 in Romania, organized by Valentin Grigore and SARM. Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

These are sequences from the photographic celebration of Global Astronomy Month 2015 in the Youth Park, Bucharest… Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

Valentin Grigore took these pictures at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (ORM), which is the main centre for astronomical observations of the European Northern Observatory (placed in the Canarian islands of Tenerife and La Palma). Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login