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From: TerryMoselxiatsign@aol.com
Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2004 18:37:51 EDT
Subject: Horizon on Dinosaur Extinction, Dunsink, SAN repeats

Hi all,

1. Ben Dempsey of 'Horizon' has announced that the 'Death of the dinosaurs"
programme is to be broadcast on Thursday 7th October, at 9pm on BBC. This is 
about the K/T 'extinction' boundary controversy between Gerta Keller and 
Theirry Adatte (and others).

2. I had heard, as may have some of you, that Dunsink Observatory was 
threatened with closure at the end of this year. But it now seems that that warning 
was a bit premature, and it now seems as if that there's no immediate danger of 
that happening. But I'm sure we would all be totally opposed to such an 
eventuality, so if the prospect looks like becoming more serious, we'll be asking 
everyone to lobby hard against it!
   I'll keep you informed.

3. "SKY AT NIGHT". (Re earlier email about repeats) Chris Lintott has 
informed me as follows: Just a quick note that there are no plans to drop the Sky at 
Night's Saturday repeat - we simply get three bites at the cherry. Only the 
BBC4 show will have the extra ten minutes, though."

Clear Skies,

Terry Moseley


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