Thought for the month

“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.”
Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).

Thursday, 7 June 2012

Transit of Venus

Former colleague and RTA Newsletter reader Greg Parker put overnight effort into downloading images from the orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory between 11:00 pm on the 5th and 6:00 am on the 6th June during the Transit of Venus. He has put the images together into a little animation.

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