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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 How do neutron stars burn? Is it decay or fusion or something else?
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revised How exactly does gravity work?
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revised How exactly does gravity work?
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revised How exactly does gravity work?
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revised Why is the application of probability in QM fundamentally different from application of probability in other areas?
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29
revised Why is absolute zero considered to be asymptotical? Wouldn't regions such as massive gaps between galaxy clusters have temperatures of absolute zero?
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29
suggested suggested edit on Why is absolute zero considered to be asymptotical? Wouldn't regions such as massive gaps between galaxy clusters have temperatures of absolute zero?
May
23
comment How intense a magnetic field would it take to keep an hypothetical iron-made moon orbiting around it?
Wouldn't the potential energy in the magnetic system quickly be converted to heat due to hysteresis loses? Or is that only in ferrite materials or similar?
May
20
revised Why do lasers cut? Is this a case of light acting as matter?
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May
20
revised Why do lasers cut? Is this a case of light acting as matter?
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20
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Apr
21
comment Why are sine/cosine always used to describe oscillations?
This is better than dancing hamsters :-)
Apr
12
revised What if photons are not the fastest particles?
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