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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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Jun
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comment Throwing a micro black hole into the sun: does it collapse into a black hole or does it result in a supernova?
Are the 7 significants digits warranted for the temperature and luminosity?
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revised Stability of nuclides in regard to the forces acting upon its nucleus
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revised Programming in physics
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revised How do eagles fly slowly for a long time?
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Apr
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revised Is there a huge difference between centrifugal and centripetal forces?
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Apr
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revised Why do electrons, according to my textbook, exist forever?
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Apr
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revised Why is the electric field perpendicular to every point on the surface of a conductor?
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Apr
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revised Why is the conductor an equipotential surface in electrostatics?
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Apr
26
revised Why do electric field lines start and end at 90 degree at the surface of a conductor?
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Apr
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revised Why can't I do this to get infinite energy?
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