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OM NOM Sun

In case you missed the solar eclipse last weekend due to weather, bad placement on the Earth, or general life distractions, you can see lots and lots of pictures of it from generous people all over the world. One such…

No links, but Cool Eye Candy!

I was away this weekend at a really fun wedding and with no wifi, but I did manage to write about the stupendous amazing lovely first images from ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array. And now, the astropr0n… ALMA shows…

The Face in your Bellybutton

Somehow, I missed out on being part of an excellent experiment at SciOnline a few weeks ago. A group of scientists and science communicators have teamed up to explore the “wildlife of the body” through Belly Button Diversity. They took…

Runaway Star!

And no, not the spoiled-teenage-actor type… Instead, it’s this: WISE, or the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, captured a quickly moving star creating a bow-shock as it plows through interstellar gas and dust. Dust is “warm,” not as hot as stars,…

A Picture is Worth…

Strange things happen at Science Online. Sometimes those strange things end up in pictures on the internet. I was a bit afraid of this one, but it turned out great. If you want a good laugh, please check out the…

More Travel

I have had too much beer today to continue working on my deep science-y posts, so here are more pictures from Boulder! Contortionist at Boulder’s Downtown Mall Some sobering displays at the Nat’l Center for Atmospheric Research The insides of…

Tales from the Air

As I work on a science-y post for tomorrow, here are some of the amusing things that I came across during yesterday’s travel… It’s like living in the future, where trains drive themselves! (IAD) Airplane entertainment, brought to you by…