A star is born beside the dustbin

Posted by TxtEdMacs on Jan 14, 2006 4:57 PM EDT
Guardian UnlimitedSpecial reports on-line site; By Michael Parkin
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With all the recent comments and stories posted by the self-satisfied realists, where they insist any idealistic endeavor is doomed to fail, this is a very telling antidote: "Mr Graham Hosty, of Huddersfield, has discovered a nova with nothing more to help him than an O-Level in astronomy, keen eyesight, one half of a broken pair of binoculars that cost him £10, and an observatory housed in a wooden shed in the yard of his back-to-back house."

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