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Whats it all about

You sweat and toil for months and sometimes years with unfamiliar requirements, arcane formulae and lore, learning many new skills, utilising some old skills. The mystical art of Amateur Telescope Making - or - What its really all about. You sweat and toil for months and sometimes years with unfamiliar requirements, arcane formulae and lore, learning many new skills, utilising some old...

The Sun - Giver of Life!

The sun is our ‘giver of life’ but it will take it very quickly if given cause, our friend and enemy, the governor of seasons and master weather maker-controller. The sun is our ‘giver of life’ but it will take it very quickly if given cause, our friend and enemy, the governor of seasons and master weather maker-controller.  Master irrigator, the sun can and does move vast amounts...

The Mystery of Our Universe

Questions abound regards its origin and most of them remain unanswered at least with any clarity or in a way that would make sense to the ordinary person. Questions abound regards its origin and most of them remain unanswered at least with any clarity or in a way that would make sense to the ordinary person.  The dedicated stargazer at least starts to achieve some albeit, minor...

Light Pollution Problem

I was reading in ‘The Sun’ news paper (which we receive a couple of times a year – but that’s a delivery problem) that a Cairns company has developed a wrap-around skin for low power ‘light poles’ with imbedded photo voltaic's as an earth friendly way to generate ‘clean’ power and good for them, well done! I was reading in ‘The Sun’ news paper (which we receive a couple of...