I don’t want to turn this blog into an “obituary blog”, but I want to put up a post about Freeman Dyson’s passing. Not because I know that much about […]
I was just watching a documentary on PBS about Voyager, and the bit about the golden record that was placed on Voyager got me thinking. I wondered if the audio […]
I didn’t do anything really special for yesterday’s total solar eclipse, but I did get outside and take a quick look at it (using a pair of glasses I got […]
Here’s a good article on the possibility of a coming bananapocalypse. It sounds kind of funny, but it’s a real problem. The world’s most popular fruit, the Cavendish banana, is […]
On Tuesday, Scott J. Kelly is scheduled to return from the International Space Station, completing the longest stay in space for a NASA astronaut. Here are some ways to measure […]
Starfish gene could be key to regenerating lost limbs: Strangely similar to the origin of The Lizard.
http://www.space.com/shuttlemissions/ I remember I was a freshman at RPI when the last shuttle accident occured. It certainly affected a lot of people there, and served as an object lesson in […]