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Partial Eclipse of the Moon Tonight about 9pm…

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“Just before 9pm as the Sun sets and the Full Moon rises a Partial Eclipse of the Moon will be visible from Ireland….”

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The Universe is Expanding?

I’m doing a beginners’ astronomy course at the moment. It just covers the basics and, having an interest, I have read a thing or two about cosmology and astronomy previously. But last week blew my tiny mind a bit – our lecturer is a physicist who believes the universe is NOT expanding. Arghhhhhhh…if the universe is not expanding, then there was probably no big bang…aarghhhh… Continue reading