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The Netherlands under water

A long, long time ago, I still lived in the Netherlands, known to be a country over halfway under water if the sea walls (Deltawerken (Deltaworks) & dikes) break. On a few occasions I realized the vulnerability while I lived there. Image found at anp-archief.nl One of them was the storm in 1991, where the […]

Sunset tour around snowy Burg Frankenstein

As we’re on the border of the Rheingraben here, we’ve got quite some high hill peeking out either over the fog in the winter, or catching the snow that doesn’t want to stay in lower regions. And there’s nothing better to end the week than driving uphill to enjoy the latest sunsets that we’ll be […]

ExoMars about to set probe on Mars: timeline

It’s only a few days to go until the ExoMars mission’s satellite Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) will drop of it’s little probe Schiaparelli (EDM) onto the surface of Mars. Launched on the 14th March 2016 it took Exomars about 7 months to geto to Mars. And on the 16th of October, it will separate from […]