Galileo: When I said that the Earth moves, I disturbed The Inquisition's sector. Kepler: My colleague, be careful not to be swept By some radius vector. Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

This planet whereon we reside gave nature's bounty far and wide. We've seen our Mother Earth from space who barely shows her fragile face as Pale Blue Dot, sunbeam enshrined, and still we humans are so blind. The cosmic reaches hugely grand are vaster than we understand. We know not of a single place where kindred creatures would be graced with crucial features so combined. But oh we humans are so blind. We've self-importance off the scale, self-interest beyond the pale, yet if our sweep of self were more than just what enters through our door it could be good...

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The Bucharest Municipal Observatory (named after he who created it in 1910, Admiral Vasile Urseanu) was recently renovated (2014-2016) and redecorated by its team (coordinator Adrian Bruno Sonka, artist astronomer Elisabeta Petrescu and telescope specialist Mihai Dascalu). Those who visit the Hall of the Planets can see a special chapter, “Asteroids with Romanian Names”, made by Adrian Bruno Sonka. That chapter seems to be not just a simple astronomical presentation, but also a technical astro-art-essay with a poetic personification in the last part, which arouses the patriotic feelings of the visitors: “Astronomers have rules regarding the denomination of the asteroids....

Any discovery In astronomy Is something extraordinary, But initially Giuseppe Piazzi Was under stress: “What is this? A new light in vastness Called Ceres? Or just a boulder Above my shoulder?” Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login