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I am the Astronomy Presenter on the hit UK BBC TV show, The One Show, where my pre-recorded films and live appearances reach 5.5million people daily. This work led me to being awarded a position on the Council of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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Jan 8, 2016 05:00 PM ET
Often overlooked, Uranus, one of the solar system's 'ice giants,' can prove a challenging, but worthwhile target for amateur astronomers this month.
Jan 4, 2016 01:00 PM ET
The winter sky is by far the best time for astronomy. Long, dark nights with cool weather can present us with fabulously clear dark skies that last for hours -- let's hunt down some astronomical treasures!
Dec 20, 2015 03:00 PM ET
To celebrate the New Year, Comet Catalina will put on a show that will kick 2016 off in astronomical style!
Dec 14, 2015 04:00 PM ET
Over the years, I've picked up some hints and tips as to how to communicate the science of amateur astronomy -- here are a few.
Dec 7, 2015 01:50 PM ET
To make the amateur astronomer in your family happy this Christmas, check out my top astronomy gadget picks that would make for perfect stocking fillers.
Nov 16, 2015 02:10 PM ET
The Earth is currently orbiting through the debris of Comet Tempel-Tuttle -- yes, it's time for the Leonid meteor shower!
Nov 10, 2015 03:10 PM ET
The Halloween 'dead comet' spooked the world with its abrupt appearance, why didn't we know about it earlier?
Apr 24, 2014 03:22 PM ET
The Eta Aquarid shower is coming, but where do the meteors come from and how can we see them?
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