Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Universe is Awesome, Again

Now here’s some fodder for science fiction right out of today’s space headlines… Kepler Discovers Planetary System Orbiting Two Suns Sweet building blocks of life found around young star Picture this: a multiple-planet, multiple-star system, still in its early stages … Continue reading

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They’ve Still Got It

I pulled my car into my lot today, and as I walked over to the mailbox, I passed three young kids from the apartment complex. One of them asks me, “do you work for┬áNASA?!” (There’s a NASA meatball sticker on … Continue reading

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Hello, Joe’s Web Site, I’d like to introduce you to the 2010s!

I’ve given my main web site a major stylistic revamp! Not a lot of content has changed, but I like the simplified styling a lot better. Now I just need to (1) find a WordPress theme to match, (2) organize … Continue reading

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Stoking our Curiosity for Other Worlds

In the wee hours of last Monday (Eastern US time), a jubilant Mission Control erupted at the successful landing of the Mars Science Laboratory “Curiosity.” Curiosity has demonstrated some amazing technological feats. Now, that portion of its mission is nearly … Continue reading

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Dear everyone who doubted the MSL Skycrane would work:


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Good luck to the Mars Science Laboratory team tonight!

Just a quick shout-out to wish the Curiosity rover team well! I plan to crash Phil Plait’s Google+ hangout and monitor Ryan’s blog closely!

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