Touch the Universe

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A few months ago I heard a fascinating woman interviewed on the radio, Noreen Grice. Ms. Grice is a blind astronomer — something that, while initially surprising to me, actually makes perfect sense when you consider that most of today’s astronomy research is based on radio signals, mathematics, physics, and chemistry — and not at … Continue reading Touch the Universe

Farewell

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I loved this picture so much I just had to find a way to look at it every day to make the moment last. And now, if you have an iPhone, you can, too. Presenting the Farewell George Bush iPhone Wallpaper! Download it. Credit for this image is “Reuters AFP/Saul Loeb/Pool” (UPDATE: Full credits in … Continue reading Farewell

she looks like a f$^#%ing smeagol

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I just watched the latest episode of FRONTLINE, whose title, “Growing Up Online“, pretty much accurately describes the content. The show is excellent, and while I’m not inclined to share my specific thoughts about the program, I am compelled to show you this screenshot illustrating “cyber bullying”.