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After the Solar Eclipse is Before Another One

Happy New Year! to all who still follow my blog. We returned safely from buzzing Doha last week where the 1999 Annular Solar Eclipse was visible but again obscured by lots of clouds.  The GIF of the above satellite’s view … Continue reading

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The 2019 Christmas Annular Solar Eclipse

A rare annular solar eclipse will happen on December 26 this year. Visibility will be from Eastern provinces of Saudi Arabia early in the morning, then the totality will rush to Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Oman and then into the … Continue reading

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A Smile of the Beyond

Is this what British guitarist John McLaughlin had in mind on his 1974 album Apocalypse with a reorganized and, then and now, largely disappointing Mahavishnu Orchestra? God as a smiley? What happens inside the black hole? Well, it’s safe to … Continue reading

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Harry Lime – Robert Courtney – Peter Stadtmann

UPDATE 17 August 2019 below. On Friday, a District Court in Germany has sentenced Peter Stadtmann to 12 years in jail for tampering and adulterating life-saving and -prolonging cancer preparations in more than 14,000 cases. Accessory prosecution attorney Andreas Schulz … Continue reading

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Brian Eno And Gaza

Brian Eno celebrated his 70s birthday yesterday. His decision not to perform at a more or less unimportant pop festival in Berlin later this year was because the organizers had accepted a small amount of money (allegedly €500) from the … Continue reading

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