It's hard to believe that the Challenger disaster happened 30 years ago today. I was in seventh grade at the time, and learned of it in school. First, the announcement over the PA system, then the remainder of the school day was spent watching the coverage on TV.
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
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
In case you had started spring cleaning and came across some old 3-D glasses, hold on to them for now. NASA just published pictures of the sun. While the sun is no stranger to the photo shoot, this is the first done in 3-D by STEREO - a spacecraft based binocular vision. In case you… Continue reading Don’t Toss Those 3-D Glasses Just Yet