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Dining, Red Dwarf Style

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So I’ve been going back and watching interesting sci-fi and comedy programs on Netflix while I work on more mundane tasks or before bed. Most recently, I’ve been watching all of Red Dwarf in order, from the very first series…

The Future of Planet Earth

I have finally reached the last disk of “Planet Earth” which contains a three-part documentary entitled “The Future.”  This was produced in 2006, so yes this is probably old news to most, but bear with me.  I’m always behind on…

Eureka! …A Review

“Eureka!” It’s a phrase connected with scientific discovery.  Roughly meaning, “I have found it!” the story goes that Archimedes proclaimed it down the streets while running naked after realizing that his volume displaced an equal volume of water from his…

Another NRAO TV Appearance!

NRAO telescopes will be featured on National Geographic’s “Known Universe” from 8-11PM EST/PST. There’s more footage from the VLA and appearances by Rick Perley and Jim Braatz from the NRAO! I met Rick when I was a summer student in…

Entertain Your Brain

This is so last minute, but the NRAO announced a few days back that the Very Large Array and several NRAO employees will be included in a Discovery Channel special airing tonight at 10pm ET/PT (9 CT, ?? MT). It’s…

Crazy week… fun videos

Phew! It’s been a hectic week. With my collaborators in town, work was pretty crazy, but very productive. It got me thinking harder about How Science Works and I’m sure I’ll be writing about that shortly. I need to actually…

Ghost Hunters

So I finally sat down to watch part of an episode of the SciFi Channel’s Ghost Hunters. I had dismissed it as silly and not yet bothered, but thought that it might be beneficial to give it a shot. Okay,…