I am looking forward to the next “The Sky at Night” episode, which I am told by Windows Media Centre will be broadcast on the 4th August 2007 at 20:30 on BBC Four
1st Broadcast: Saturday 4th August 2007 at 20:30 on BBC4
2nd Broadcast: Monday 6th August 2007 at 01:10 on BBC1
3rd Broadcast: Saturday 11th August 2007 at 12:00 on BBC2
The sun never rises for astronomers using Robonet. Patrick Moore investigates Robonet, the robotic network of telescopes which spans the globe and links the cosmos directly to a laptop. In their world of permanent darkness these telescopes can react immediately to bangs in the night’ – the exotic cosmic phenomena such as gamma ray bursts which are over in the blink of an astronomical eye.