Science, education, and the sky

Graham Jones, solar eclipse, Angola

I’m an astrophysicist, science communicator and language teacher based in Japan. I have a BSc in Astrophysics from Royal Holloway, University of London, an MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement from the University of Edinburgh, and I teach English at the University of Shiga Prefecture (near Kyoto).


I-M VolXIII The pump of curiosityAn exercise in fun speculation for I-M on solar eclipses and the Fermi paradox.

Solar eclipse, sunset, ArgentinaOur timeanddate.com livestream of the July 2019 total solar eclipse.

Graham Jones, Physics World, top 5 filmsMy selection of the top films about science or scientists for Physics World.

Graham Jones, Sky & Telescope, ephemeral moments in the skyA piece for Sky & Telescope on the top 10 ephemeral moments in the sky.


Why is this website called Ten Sentences?
It’s a tribute to Abraham Lincoln. His Gettysburg Address is a timeless example of language and communication — and it contains just ten sentences. Lincoln was also a champion of science and education.