Happy Friday, everyone. Bit of a short roundup this week because I am currently on a whirlwind NW book tour/vacation and am poaching some Wi-Fi. I mean… I’m nicely borrowing it for a few minutes. So let’s get right to it.
Turning on the Moon
I had always enjoyed the moon symbolically, but never gave its reality much thought.
Science News: 1/8/13
Happy New Year, Persephoneers! We’ve got plenty of science news to cover from the last few weeks, including flowers on Mars (not really), geysers in the Milky Way, and cheese. Let’s get right to it!
One Giant Leap for Neil Armstrong
Engineer and astronaut Neil Armstrong passed away Saturday at the age of 82. Many newspapers have posted wonderful obituaries and biographies of the man and I urge you to follow the links and check them out. Most people remember him for being the first man to step on the surface of the moon, but he […]
Science News: 8/7/12
The Curiosity has landed! Mars, y’all!! And, you know, some other stuff happened too.
Science News: 7/31/12
This week’s science news update is taking a walk on the weird side. Vampire stars, sneezing monkeys, and stargazing whales? Cool! We also have several hotly disputed studies that were released this week, which, if true, could change what we know about dark matter and early humans and if not, highlight the problems of rushing […]
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 […]
News Appetizers in Haiku ‘Cause We’re Cool
Another week done The scream, vaginas and moon Rest up for next week
Tides! How Do They Work?
In honor of the recent super moon, I’ve decided to write about how the tides work. I had never really considered the process before, and found it to be surprisingly complex. Or, at least, I was surprised it was more complex than just “the moon.”