Tag Archive for cool

SDO is GO!!!!!

Today, we could finally, honestly, say… SDO is GO!!! The Solar Dynamics Observatory launched today at 10:23am EST by an Atlas V from Kennedy Space Center. (The wha? The this! And this!) And we got to see this: A few…

Dragon*Con Post-Op

Holy. Frakkin. Wow. So, I attended, no, experienced my very first Dragon*Con. It was on a scale of something that I have never seen before. Tens of thousands of freaks and geeks, many in costume, descended upon downtown Atlanta to…

Dr. SETI and "Cosmic Carl"

Fans of Skepticality (and let’s face it, who doesn’t love Derek and Swoopy?) know that the latest podcast includes an interview with Daniel Loxton, editor of Junior Skeptic and the man behind “Where Do We Go From Here?” and “What…

On Superstition…

Sleepy girl, sort of sicky weekend but I think I beat it… back for one more week of work tomorrow! Check out George Hrab’s “On Superstition” from the JREF blog. He has it so right. Catch him reading it at…

Science videos galore!

ISS Baby and Moon Mission are two more fun science music videos that popped up on my radar recently. With these, the LHC rap, and Hotel Mauna Kea, I’m thinking that my favorite radio telescopes need some musical-lovin’. Lacking any…