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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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Apr
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revised How is the number of electrons in an atom found?
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revised Could we send a man safely to the Moon in a rocket without knowledge of general relativity?
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Mar
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revised Why does dimensional reduction of 10,6,2 to 9,5,1 have an equal number of supersymmetry?
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Mar
13
revised In theory, could gravitational waves be used to make a “gravity laser”?
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Mar
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revised Is it possible to “see” atoms?
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Feb
21
revised Bead on a rotating hoop
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Feb
21
revised Why are electromagnetic waves called waves even though they don't travel through a medium?
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Feb
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revised Is there a maximum frames per second (FPS)?
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Feb
13
revised How come some people are claiming that the Big Bang never happened?
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Feb
13
revised How come some people are claiming that the Big Bang never happened?
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Feb
13
revised What happens before a radioactive element decays?
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Feb
13
revised What happens before a radioactive element decays?
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Feb
13
revised What happens before a radioactive element decays?
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Feb
6
revised Why do most formulas in physics have integer and rational exponents?
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/let%27s#Contraction>). Added some context.
Feb
6
revised Why do most formulas in physics have integer and rational exponents?
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Jan
31
revised Can orbital energy be a source of perpetual power?
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Jan
31
revised Can orbital energy be a source of perpetual power?
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Jan
18
revised What does the equation of a refracted ray trace mean?
Copy edited (but more work may be needed near "to a refracted vector").
Jan
18
revised Why would a black hole explode?
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Jan
10
revised Wavelength used in manufacturing of integrated circuits (IC)
Copy edited. Introduced abbreviations "PSM" and "OPC".