Astronomy has little to celebrate in 2009!

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Astronomy has little to celebrate in 2009!

Unread postby davesmith_au » Fri Jan 16, 2009 4:02 am

January 15, 2009 ~ Wal Thornhill


For those who haven't noticed, this year is "The International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009)." The International Year of Astronomy will involve 135 nations and thousands of events around the world. It marks the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the first use of an astronomical telescope by Galileo Galilei. However, astronomers have little to celebrate in 2009. They have usurped the role of the church and cast out a modern-day Galileo! [More...]
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Re: Astronomy has little to celebrate in 2009!

Unread postby David_Sadler » Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:56 am

I couldn't agree with Wal more. It is great to see persons more connected with the scientific community speaking out on the misplaced and unscientific 'religious authority' of the contemporary political-scientific status quo.

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Re: Astronomy has little to celebrate in 2009!

Unread postby Solar » Sat Jan 17, 2009 6:42 pm

I couldn't agree more with this article. If they REALLY wanted to "celebrate" the 400th anniversary of the first use of an astronomical telescope by Galileo Galilei, they should've made Halton Arp the head of International Astronomical Union placing the modern day Galileo his rightful place.
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Re: Astronomy has little to celebrate in 2009!

Unread postby nick c » Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:20 pm

Wal Thornhill hits the nail on the head, once again!
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Re: Astronomy has little to celebrate in 2009!

Unread postby kc0itf » Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:58 pm

I think the only thing both mainstream astronomy and the electric universe can agree on this year is the need to protect our dark skies...

Science can't hope to progress unless we have a reason to wonder! What better way to do that than to look up at the stars...
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