Ken Tapping

STARGAZING: Comets – good and bad

However, although cometary impacts can be bad, they can be good. Without them the Earth could arid and lifeless.

STARGAZING: Stars

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

STARGAZING: Earth’s aether speed

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Eclipsed Harvest Moon

The next Full Moon, which will happen on the Sept. 27, will be the Harvest Moon.

STARGAZING: The story so far

Outlining the history of the universe is definitely a work in progress.

STARGAZING: Puzzling Pluto

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: A cosmic telescope

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Invent an alien

All the living things on Earth are the results of billions of years of evolutionary choices and accidents.

STARGAZING: Surprises from Pluto

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: The wonders of Mercury

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Water and life

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: A date with Pluto

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: CHIME, the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Dark Matter

The Big Bang, the concept of dark matter and finding out if the universe is expanding.

STARGAZING: Voyage to Pluto

Depending on your point of view, there is extensive and far-reaching discussion, or angry and passionate squabble about the status of Pluto.

STARGAZING: A hole in the middle

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

STARGAZING: Seeing through fog

In astronomy, many of the things we would like to observe are hidden inside or behind thick, dark clouds of gas and dust.

STARGAZING: In search of light

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Venus and Jupiter

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

STARGAZING: Cannibal Galaxies

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.