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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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revised Earth still exists - does this fact tell us anything about LHC safety?
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revised Why do physicists trust black hole physics?
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revised Is the speed of light in vacuum always the same value?
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comment Is the speed of light in vacuum always the same value?
And change of direction (by some definition)?
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comment If all motion is relative, how does light have a finite speed?
Re "All the interactions present in the universe do not propagate instantaneously". What about entanglement then?
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revised If all motion is relative, how does light have a finite speed?
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revised Do electrostatic fields really obey “action at a distance”?
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revised Do electrostatic fields really obey “action at a distance”?
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revised Do electrostatic fields really obey “action at a distance”?
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revised Conceptual rolling
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revised Throwing a micro black hole into the sun: does it collapse into a black hole or does it result in a supernova?
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