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(Last updated 2014-08-23.)

I am mostly interested in making scientifically important observations, like timing occultations of or by Solar System bodies and measuring variable stars.

I am also interested in citizen science projects and participate in some of them, like Galaxy Zoo.

I have been an amateur astronomer since 1975 and have worked at the European Space agency's (ESA) technical centre in Holland, ESTEC, on the ARISTOTELES mission, an earth gravity mapping mission.

Approximate coordinates: 55°20 N, 10°20 E


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Dec
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revised Do the number of possible microstates increase as temperature decreases?
Copye edited (but more work near "change in entropy is more" may or may not be needed).
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revised If photons don't have charge, why are they deflected by charged black holes?
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revised How is wind created?
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Dec
4
revised How is wind created?
Copy edited (this is not Yahoo Answers, <http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/how-is-babby-formed>, but perhaps an even better verb exist? - "come about"?).
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revised Does the mass of an electron change with its “energy state”?
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Nov
28
revised Why does rotation simulate gravity if motion is relative?
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Nov
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revised The sound of rotating helicopter blades
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Oct
27
revised How would one detect antihydrogen in the universe?
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suggested approved edit on How would one detect antihydrogen in the universe?
Oct
5
revised Why are EM waves transverse?
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revised Can a human size object move so fast that it ceases to be observable?
Copy edited (but perhaps it should be MathJax'ed). Dressed the naked link.