So recent you can still taste the bile
- Campus protests against the ACLU?
- The arc of his life vindicated his moral critics, conservative and feminist
- Hidden (and illegal) bailouts to insurance companies
- Passive observers of the polarization?
- The new normal: antagonisms, inflamed
- The 2nd & passionate non-sequiturs
- True socialism
- The dogma lives loudly in you
- The “New Coke” of domestic policy initiatives
- It’s easy to forget that both major parties are hot messes at the moment.
Tag Archives: Astronomy
Been awhile since I posted an APOF, but perhaps it’s been worth the wait: historic pic of Pluto! Remember to watch the news this Tuesday as New Horizons zooms past the dwarf planet and its 5 moons. It will not, as … Continue reading
I’ve said it before (here here here here): you can never have too many robot space planes. Space.com reports that the 4th mission of the X-37B will launch from Cape Canaveral on May 20. Statement reveal a little more leg this … Continue reading
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Some speculate that the universe is so large we couldn’t possibly be alone. But there’s a companion thought experiment that is more interesting: In a universe 14 billion years old, surely there is an advanced civilization somewhere older than ours … Continue reading
The odds of life existing on another planet grow ever longer, argues this piece in the WSJ Here’s the story: The same year (1966) Time featured the now-famous headline (“Is God Dead?”), the astronomer Carl Sagan announced that there were … Continue reading
Last week Orion had its first test flight, so I’ve got 10 pictures/illustrations of it, 1 selfie from Rosetta, and 6 general interest astronomy pictures. Additional details below the jump.