Vincent Icke's
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Vincent Icke's
Huygens Laboratorium 516a
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Zwaartekracht bestaat niet

Aan alle proeflezers van mijn nieuwe boek Zwaartekracht bestaat niet hartelijk dank! Bij deze de aankondiging van de publicatie.

Socrateslezing 2010

Wie belangstelling heeft voor mijn versie van de Socrateslezing voor het Humanistisch Verbond kan hier alle gegevens en opnamen vinden.

Alien Art

My activities in the arts have been bundled under the title Alien Art. If you're interested in finding out about the sort of work I do, you may click here. The web site is brand new, and more content will be added soon.

The Riddle of the Red Rectangle

Velocity Field

Press Release at the Hubble Space Telescope news site

Press Release on my own website

Theoretical Interpretation of Recent Hubble Space Telescope Observations

Astronomenconferentie 2010

The title of my contribution to the annual Netherlands Astronomers' Conference is Eta Carinae Around Its Periastron. The corresponding poster is here. The poster from 2009 was called Shock Patterns in Eccentric Mass-Losing Binaries which can be found here.

AAS Meeting 201
A small-screen video version of my paper Blowing Up Non-Planar Disks, presented at AAS Meeting 201 in Seattle (WA, USA), is attached here in QuickTime format.
See also the summary of this talk.

Pretty picture showing a spiral-wave disk blown up by a central stellar wind. An explanation is on my science page, where you may also find a movie in QuickTime format (10.1 Mb).


Beste bezoeker: zoals je zult merken, is het merendeel van deze webstek in het Engels gesteld. Een deel van het materiaal bestemd voor het onderwijs en voor algemeen publiek is in het Nederlands. Ik heb geen tijd & geen zin om een volledig tweetalige webstek bij te houden.

Looking for a job?

If you are looking for a position as a graduate student or postdoc at Sterrewacht Leiden, please consult the current job listings of Sterrewacht Leiden or the NOVA job listings.

Links Within This Site


Art & Media
Apple Macintosh
The World

PDF Files

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Leidse Professoren

Er is een webstek in aanbouw met gegevens over alle Leidse professoren. A website, still under construction, gives particulars about all professors at Universiteit Leiden.

Curriculum Vitae

Een kort curriculum vitae in het Nederlands vindt u hier. Those who don't read Dutch may click here for a miniature curriculum vitae in English.

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