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(Last updated 2014-03-04.)

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 Divergence of a field and its interpretation
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revised Schrödinger's cat; why was it necessary?
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revised How can blackbody radition be explained by quantization?
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revised Why do we deal only with large scale magnetic fields in astrophysics, and not electric fields?
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revised Time dilation derivation of special relativity
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revised Does dark energy have gravity?
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revised Help explore a self-feedback camera-monitor chaotic system
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revised Why is the computer useful if a chaotic system is sensitive to numeric error?
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revised Why do we need high energy to explore small dimensions?
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revised Do electrons have shape?
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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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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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revised Why do lasers cut? Is this a case of light acting as matter?
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revised Why do lasers cut? Is this a case of light acting as matter?
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