Over the past years, we have been carrying out a comprehensive survey of the remains of the Azure Window, and we have reconstructed the collapse event. Head over to the project’s dedicated page by clicking here!
Below you may find my letter published in the Times of Malta of Friday, 6th December 2019 following the successful court appeal to keep Dwejra dark. A lesson for the future Dwejra is a portal to the heart of our home in the cosmos – the Milky Way. This way of perceiving the site became firmly entrenched in my mind
The University of Malta’s Think magazine team invited me to talk on Dwejra, Dark Sky Heritage Areas and light pollution at one of their Soapbox events as a follow-up to my article that was published in the latest edition of the magazine. A few pictures from the evening are found below. More details about the event itself may be found
This is an article I wrote for the University of Malta’s THINK magazine (Issue 29, 2019), discussing light pollution, Dark Sky Heritage Areas, and the site of Dwejra. You may click here to access the entire magazine and zoom in on the article itself.
Yesterday, we held an astronomy night for the general public at the Dark Sky Heritage Area of Dwejra. I take the opportunity to thank all the students from the Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy and members of the Astronomical Society of Malta for their participation. It is always incredibly rewarding to witness the look of amazement on people’s faces,
Photographing Dwejra’s Night Sky This is a special feature focussing on Dwejra’s night sky. It accompanies the short video clip I’ve produced that showcases some of the celestial marvels imaged from Dwejra. If you have not watched the video yet, then I suggest that you do that first. The video is found just below. Following that, you may proceed with
GuideMeMalta recently featured some of my astrophotography carried out in Dwejra. A link to the article may be found below: https://www.guidememalta.com/en/this-astrophysicist-s-stunning-shots-of-malta-s-night-sky-will-take-your-breath-away
We live in a small country which is heavily light polluted. Measurements by the Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy (ISSA) suggest that the Milky Way is observable from less than two per cent of the area of mainland Malta. The situation in Gozo is better, undoubtedly aided by the fact that a number of coastal areas had been designated
Visit Gozo has published a feature on astrophotography from Dwejra, featuring my astrophotographs and pictures from an astronomy night that we held on site (amongst other photos). Have a look at the link below! URL: https://www.visitgozo.com/blog/to-infinity-and-beyond-why-gozo-is-such-a-great-place-for-stargazing/