Convinced that Forgotify is trying to make me look like an opportunistic journalist, I regret to inform you that I actually performed this work less than three weeks ago.
Turning on the Moon
I had always enjoyed the moon symbolically, but never gave its reality much thought.
I am so not giving that Bieber miscreant more press, so let’s get on to some actual news stories, both political and entertaining.
It’s done, I’ve read them all! Not only do I feel a bit more up to date with what’s going on in the world of literature, I also really enjoyed reading this year’s shortlisted novels. All of them were good. Some of them were great. And The Luminaries was simply amazing.
No, I didn’t go see Gravity. I watched the actual International Space Station fly by my house; it’s become part of my daughter’s bedtime routine over the last couple of weeks. And it’s awesome! I tried to spot it a few times over the summer, but the long daylight hours limited my opportunities to see it […]
Science News: 10/16/12
Welcome to the science news, Nobel Prize/space jump/shrimp puke edition! (Yes, I am serious. Pics after the cut!)
Attack of the Gigantic Moons! Sort of”¦
On Saturday, people on earth were able to see a full supermoon, a moon so large even werewolves have got to wear shades. For those who missed the chance of seeing a gigantic glowing ball in the night sky, never despair: another supermoon will be coming around in 2013. If that is too far in […]
Science News Roundup: 2/22/12
Welcome to your latest installment of Science News! This week we have a special bonus – videos of a tornado on the surface of the sun and a waterfall at Yosemite that, due to a trick of the light, looks like lava or fire tumbling down the face of the cliff. Also, scientists in Russia were […]
Recommended Reading: Science and Nature
One of my New Year’s resolutions is to read at least one book a week, and I have a lot of science books on that list. Here are some of my favorites, and some I’m still looking forward to exploring. If you’re looking to read more science books, too, hopefully you can find some inspiration […]
Science News Roundup: 12/7
This week has brought a lot of really cool science news. Goldilocks planets! Rediscovering lost bumblebees! Toads that can predict earthquakes! Black holes ten times the size of our galaxy! Mapping Antarctica! Oh my!