The astronomers of my childhood

Honestly, there was a time when I thought that being an astronomer meant working at the “Europäische Südsternwarte”. 🙂

That time Newton’s rings saved a mouse

Think of the quintessential exuberant kitten. Then think of the quintessential timid mouse. How do you think the interaction between those two will look like? You are right. One will chase the other along the wall to a room inside a house. Unfortunately for the mouse, there is only one possibility for escape from that […]