All posts by Marek Kukula

Dr Marek Kukula is the Public Astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The Royal Observatory, Greenwich was founded by King Charles II in 1675. Now part of the UK’s National Maritime Museum the observatory site is open daily to the public with exhibitions on the history of astronomy and contemporary space science, as well as regular shows in the Peter Harrison Planetarium.

By Marek Kukula on October 21, 2009 in
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Date: October 21, 2009 Title: 125 Years of the Prime Meridian at Greenwich Podcaster: Marek Kukula Organization: The Royal Observatory, Greenwich Description: In October 1884, 41 delegates from 25 countries met in Washington, DC, for the International Meridian Conference. By the end of the month, after heated debate, the meridian line defined by the Airy […]

By Marek Kukula on June 15, 2009 in
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Date: June 15, 2009 Title: Displaying Saturn Podcaster: Marek Kukula of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich Organization: The Royal Observatory, Greenwich Description: Starting in June 2009 the Royal Observatory Greenwich is staging an exhibition of images taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, currently in orbit around Saturn. In this podcast staff from the Observatory will talk about […]