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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 Programming in physics
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May
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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?
Copy edited (but more work is needed near "Why books conclude also that").
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Apr
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revised Why do electric field lines start and end at 90 degree at the surface of a conductor?
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suggested approved edit on Why do electric field lines start and end at 90 degree at the surface of a conductor?
Apr
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revised Why can't I do this to get infinite energy?
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Apr
24
revised Is an H bomb a better “fusion reactor” than the Sun's core?
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Apr
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comment Is an H bomb a better “fusion reactor” than the Sun's core?
Despite the name, an H bomb is not really a fusion bomb, is it?
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Apr
23
revised How can the speed of sound increase with an increase in temperature?
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