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Astronomy Grab Bag

Quick updates! The crowd-funding project for space science, Uwingu, got an extension to their Indiegogo campaign, and they are almost to their goal with just 6 days left! Can you help with a donation? A share? A tweet? I wrote…

DragonCon Planning

UPDATE (8/15): Added 2:30pm Saturday slot and booth picture… UPDATE (8/29): Added booth location and Sunday slot As I fly home from the latest trip, I’m already looking forward to Dragon*Con in Atlanta in just a few weeks! I wasn’t…

Sagan Day 2010

So before 2010 actually ends, I promised a recap of the Carl Sagan Day in Florida that I attended in November. Sad that you missed it? Well, all of the talks are still archived on video! Since I actually missed…

Honoring Carl Sagan

In 1997, a pre-teen girl with a thick New York accent went to the movie theatre. Her parents knew she liked space and astronomy and aliens, so they took her to see a movie that had all those things, “Contact.”…

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…