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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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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?
Apr 3, 2014 12:45 PM ET
On April 8, Mars will be at opposition in the night sky -- here's how you can get the best astronomical viewing opportunities.
Mar 19, 2014 06:00 AM ET
In the early hours of Thursday morning, asteroid 163 Erigone will pass directly in front of the bright star Regulus, blocking it from view -- and if you live on the U.S. East Coast, you can watch it happen!
Mar 3, 2014 01:44 PM ET
Once you master the art of 'polar alignment' you will master the art of great astrophotography.
Feb 18, 2014 01:38 PM ET
Europe's Rosetta comet-chasing mission is a triumph in engineering, but none of it would have been possible without an intimate knowledge of Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
Feb 7, 2014 02:59 PM ET
John Dobson, inventor of the Dobsonian mount for telescopes, passed away at the age of 98 in January, but he left behind a wonderful legacy for modern amateur astronomers.
Jan 29, 2014 03:22 PM ET
The Discovery News 'Telescope Primer' for carefree stargazing... and less frustration during those chilly nights.
Dec 24, 2013 07:00 AM ET
The famous Star Of Bethlehem that, according to religious texts, heralded the birth of a King. But what was the astronomical event that sparked a legend?
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