Living, with wolves

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Every living thing plays a part in keeping our world alive, as these two brief videos highlight.

How to use binoculars and telescopes correctly

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Maybe you think, as I did, that all you have to do
to look through binoculars or a telescope is to put your eye to the
eyepiece. These practical tips may open up a whole new view.

Star light comet bright

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An early morning visit to the top of Mt Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand let me enjoy the spectacle of Comet Lovejoy.

From minute to monster, which binoculars are just right?

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I’ve progressed in binocular ownership from a tiny ‘daypack’ pair to a truly monster set. Read on to find out how they all shape up.

5 favourite fun and useful iPad apps

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I’m using my iPad for Twitter, looking at the stars, ambient sounds, playing a space trader game and reading things.

Listening to stars down under

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How many radio telescopes fit into a square kilometre? A whole lot. And some may come to New Zealand.