The Grumpy Old Astronomer's

Grumpy and non-Grumpy Articles

(A lot Astronomy Educational articles I have written
are found on the Calgary RASC Education Page index.)

This is where I'll be posting "other" things that are too big to fit in my BLOG.

The A7s Noise Analysis My Analysis regarding the SONY "Star-Eater" software noise problem - Part 3.
Includes my final recommendations.
The A7s Noise Analysis My Analysis regarding the SONY "Star-Eater" software noise problem - Part 2. 2017-
The A7s Noise Analysis My Analysis regarding the SONY "Star-Eater" software problem - Part 1. 2017-
The NexOptic Telescope My evaluation of a revolutionary new telescope optical design. 2017-
A Lengthy List The Grumpy Old Astronomer's Very Lengthy list of Laws, Famous Quotations
and "Top 10" Lists.
The Misuse of Green Lasers Aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft is incredibly ignorant and dangerous. But people are still doing it. 2017-
Recipes The Grumpy Old Astronomer is not a great cook, but in desperate times I can manage - as I told my kids in a memo some time ago. 2014-
Optical Illusions Think you have great analytical observation skills and can't be fooled?
Think again.
Are you a Supreme Surfer? If you have spent years "surfing the net" like I have, you should probably visit this item and get yourself a certificate from the Grumpy Old Astronomer. 2017-
The Internet Of Things How the Internet of Things devices are eroding your privacy on a massive scale. 2017-
New Vehicle Must Ask Questions Three Questions You Need to Ask When Buying a New Vehicle
Just because your life may depend on the answers.
Alternative Energy - What Happens?? What Happens When the Sun Don't Shine or the Winds Don't Blow? - The Grumpy Old Astronomer's grumpy thoughts on converting the power grid to alternative energy sources. 2017-
Global Warming My thoughts on the TAX-GRAB the federal Liberals and the Alberta NDP are forcing on us. And yes - it makes me grumpy. Very Grumpy. 2017-
The WOW! Signal Update My PowerPoint presentation to the RASC on the 1977 WOW! Signal and the hypothesis that it was perhaps caused by two comets. The radio-telescope search by Astronomer Professor Antonio Paris (St. Petersburg & Tampa, Florida) for detecting a similar signal starts in January 2017. 2017-
A Stonehenge Question Stonehenge and Aliens
Could anything be more interesting?
How to Repair a PC For PC Repair Technicians - a VERY LONG TECHNICAL article I wrote back in 2002 on how to fix an obstinate PC. Still pretty much current in today's world. 2017-