I am T.A.Gafur an ameteur astronomer from Kerala,India aged 50 years and have been observing the sky for last 30 years.
I have studied economtcs in college but interested Astronomy,Cosmology,And astronomical history. I am a member of AMETEUR
ASTRONOMY CLUB,KOZHIKKODE,under reginal science centre there.We had study tours to Vienu Bapu Observatory,Kavalur with 2.3
and biggest optical telescope in Asia,and solar observatory,Kodaikanal.
Partcipated T O V workshop, Chennai conducted by All India People's Science Network and was one of the partcipants from
Now I am cunducting classes,seminars.telescope and other equipment making workshops,writing articles in science journals
and doing some indipentend search in to astronomical history.Knowing more than a dozon languages I had a search in to the
history of Arabic Astronomy and collected tradditional books of astronomy in Arabic.I made Astrolabes, Rubul Mujayyabs, Armillary
Spheres of my own style and are utilising for teachers training often attend by me.In the web page there is a picture of Astrolabe
which is made by me. in SS steel.
Now my most interested topic is Modern cosmology especially the concepts of space and time and is having some thoughts
about it which will come in this web pages soon.
I might also include some information about my personal history: where I grew up, where I went to school, various places I've
lived. If I have one, I'll include a picture of myself engaging in an activity I enjoy, such as a sport or hobby.