My favorite comment “Armageddon is going to be beautiful” http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/06/110608-solar-flare-sun-science-space/ Have a nice day!
It’s hard to imagine how far we’ve come until you see pictures like this of the first disk drive to store more than 1GB (right). The IBM 3380 which stored 2.52GB and cost between $81,000 and $142,000, not to mention the size! The image on the left is a 250MB drive from 1979. By way [...]
I’m a big geek about a lot of things but astronomy has always been close to the top of the list. So while looking for an excuse to break out the telescope and see something new I decided to look up the Near Earth Object Program and see if there were any known objects that [...]
I love the TED talks and while I’ve never been a follower of Tony’s I’ve always respected the guy. This video is really good and his message is, while not new, more well articulated than I’ve heard elsewhere.