Skymania is a website that aims to bring a selection of key news stories about latest developments in space science, written in clear English. We also offer helpful tips and advice for amateur astronomers including how to choose and use a telescope.
Paul Sutherland has been a professional journalist for nearly 40 years on titles including the Daily Mirror, Today and The Sun, which dubbed him “The Sun Spaceman”. He writes regularly for science magazines including BBC Sky at Night magazine and Popular Astronomy, and the space website SEN, plus he has authored two books on astronomy – the latest, Where Did Pluto Go?, for Reader’s Digest of New York – and advised on others. You can find him on Google+.
Amanda Doyle is an astrophysics PhD student at Keele University investigating exoplanets and with a strong interest in astrobiology. She also writes regularly for Astronomy Now Online and Popular Astronomy magazine. She is a project supervisor for Swinburne Astronomy Online. Amanda’s website is here.
Kulvinder Singh Chadha is a freelance science writer and former Assistant Editor of Astronomy Now magazine. He has written for Physics World and BBC Sky at Night magazines, and is an astrophysics graduate from Hertfordshire University. He had the honour of representing the institution as a team member for their first-ever TV appearance on University Challenge.