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Postby Strum » Mon Nov 16, 2009 6:47 pm

Are you willing to fly your Rocket in there mate??? :mrgreen:
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Postby Denis Cromie » Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:39 pm

grammer wrote:great one there strum

are you looking for volenteers to try out the three theories :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:



That's really very good. I'm learning more about science from Strum than I did from Dr. Hill in the Tech. :mrgreen:
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Postby grammer » Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:53 pm

from yesterdays news
:shock: :shock: :shock:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... -path.html
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Postby Strum » Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:00 pm

We're doomed mate, doomed! :D
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Postby grammer » Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:32 pm

an article in one of this weeks papers quotes scientists as saying -"that in our lifetimes we will probably find evidence of of earthlike planets on the edges of near solarsystems "
whether there will be life in some shape or form -its too early to say ---

-cos I dont think they've found the earthlike planets yet :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Postby grammer » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:53 pm

fireball over the country early this week

http://www.rte.ie/news/2010/0203/meteorite.html
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Postby farmboy » Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:12 am

Wouldna minded getting a pic of that!
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Postby grammer » Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:25 pm

the end of an era or the start of a new one???????


Space shuttle Endeavour took for toward the space station today on one of the programme's last scheduled missions. Space shuttle Endeavour took for toward the space station today on one of the programme's last scheduled missions.

The pre-dawn launch with six crew was the last one scheduled to take place in darkness. Only four more shuttle flights are left.

Endeavour is carrying a new room for the International Space Station and an observation deck. These are the last major pieces for the orbiting complex.

The shuttle is scheduled to reach the space station on Wednesday. Its flight was delayed by a day by cloudy weather.

The Obama administration has yet to provide specifics on what happens after the last mission this autumn.

Nasa's back-to-the-moon Constellation programme is a casualty under the new budget plan.
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby grammer » Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:07 pm

just a reminder folks those of you who are interested 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-)
can hopefully spend the night and tomorrow night watching shooting stars called The Perseids
they are in fact a meteor shower caused by debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet
catolics used to call these the "tears of St. Lawrence " (yesterday was his martyrdom anniversary)
NASA has said that the event will be "the Highlight of the year"
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Postby Strum » Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:31 pm

Wow Grammer another coincidence then.
Last night I saw my first ever "UFO" but declined to post about it. It was a "tiny" Orb that shot over the Dublin Mountains at incredible speed.
Got to have been a Shootin Perseid then you reckon?
Must watch out later tonight. Cheers. :D
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby jordo » Wed Aug 11, 2010 9:43 pm

Thanks guys, should be well worth the watch.
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Postby Strum » Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:03 pm

Just a follow up on Grammers post.


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Re: hubble telescope

Postby grammer » Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:47 pm

Have to say -
did'nt see any :( :( :( :( :( :( :(
and there were plenty of stars in the sky last night --ahhhhh well
theres always tonight :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby Denis Cromie » Thu Aug 12, 2010 3:30 pm

There was no celestial fireworks in Lansdowne Rd last night either. :mrgreen: Must look out tonight.
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Postby grammer » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:34 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby jordo » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:00 pm

I was out in the back until 2 AM and didn't see a thing. They sounded very disappointed on the radio this morning, but not as much as I was :roll: Yer man this morning said that the meteors that will be ????????????????? visable broke away from the main comet during the time of Saint Patrick, yeah right, they couldn't get last night right and expect us to believe they can look that far back with any degree of accuracy. :mrgreen:
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Postby Strum » Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:31 pm

jordo wrote:I was out in the back until 2 AM and didn't see a thing.



It a dazzling display like nothing I've ever see before. Shuddah gone out the Front Jordo. :mrgreen: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Denis Cromie » Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:19 pm

Good on ye Strum,I've been out the front and back tonight and all I got was me feet wet. :lol:
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby grammer » Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:33 pm

:D :D :D :D :D
hard luck DC its not raining here at the moment :D
but there are too many clouds in the sky -cant see much :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby Strum » Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:56 pm

It's midnight right now so I'm off to take the Dogs for a sh...sorry walk, and hoping to spot something up there.
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby Strum » Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:39 pm

I didn't see anything that night. But I did see one of these flying past the Dublin Mountains two nights before.


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Postby grammer » Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:05 pm

any more info on that one Strum -???????
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby Strum » Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:02 pm

grammer wrote:any more info on that one Strum -???????



Sorry Grammer, got that link in an email. That's all the info I have.
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Re: hubble telescope

Postby Strum » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:31 am

Sputnik! :D




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Re: hubble telescope

Postby farmboy » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:06 pm

What a great splash of colour...thats cool Strum. 8-)
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