Gnomon's Space

Heart of the Sunrise

Hello. I'm Gnomon. I wandered onto this site in September 2000 and was captivated by what I found: a chance to write the best Guide to the Galaxy. I've been here ever since, although I took a few short breaks. In those years, I've worked at almost all aspects of building the Guide - as a writer, a peer reviewer, a sub-editor, a curator, an artist, a photographer, and as one of the Editors of the Guide. I'm now back to writing my own entries again.

Throughout my time here, I've tried to cover a range of different subjects. I don't want to write a hundred Entries about the same topic, as that would be boring and would inevitably involve some amount of repetition. So I try to make each entry a little different from the previous ones.

You can find some of my work at the following links:

I keep track of the stuff I'm working on at a separate page:

My page for contacting other researchers I often talk to:


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Researcher U151503

Former Photographer
Former Guide Editor
Former Sub-Editor
Former Curator
150 Edited Entries
University Researcher


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