I don't watch a lot of television. When I do, it's usually a New England local sports event. On the rare occasion I do find myself getting into a series, I am always late to the game: The Big Bang Theory, Parks and Recreation, Game of Thrones... I have been in catch up mode with… Continue reading Time For Some TV – Cosmos
After 30 years, Voyager 1 and 2 are at the edge of the solar system. This is some really cool and interesting stuff. Read more from NASA here, and check out the video, which I've embedded below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFT68U4i-Xw
On the way into work the other day, I heard this story on NPR. This week marks the 40th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon. For years the only footage available was that footage broadcast on TV at the time. The original footage may have been lost, but if you check out… Continue reading Apollo 11 – 40 years ago
And did you know that a "leap second" was added in? Why? Well very slowly the Earth's rotation is slowing, so a second was added to compensate. You can learn more details here. Wishing all a safe, happy, peaceful, prosperous New Year!
The CERN LHC (Large Hadron Collider) is set to begin operation tomorrow! Unfortunately, I have not seen a ton in the mainstream press until today. The LHC will help scientists to test theories such as what occurred in the fraction of a second after the big bang. There is a good video on youtube (below)… Continue reading CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC)