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Musings on the future of Astronomy

The future of astronomy seems clear to me right now. It goes through ESO. That’s not particularly bad, especially if you’re an ESO member, but if you’re not, things may be a little less good. With the addition of Brazil, … Continue reading

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The role of politics in astronomy

For some, politics is a dirty word – either a necessary evil or something to be avoided altogether. For others, it’s the name of the game. What role does politics have to play in modern astronomy? I suppose first of … Continue reading

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