I am a little late for the talk at the peak oil conference. Fortunately, it seems that I didn't lose much: the speaker must have started just a few minutes before I arrived and I only missed the introduction by the chairman. So, I relax in my seat ... Peak Oil, 6 days ago
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Friday night look toward the east around 9 p.m. The moon will be 30 degrees above the horizon and halfway between the Pleiades, the Seven Sisters (above the moon) and Taurus the Bull (below the moon). If you have an especially clear eastern ...Arizona Daily Star, 2 weeks ago
My friend and astronomer Amy Mainzer sent me a funny picture the other day. Amy is the top banana for NASA's NEOWISE mission , which scansthe sky, looking for near-Earth asteroids in the far-infrared part of the spectrum. The Spitzer Space ...Slate Magazine, 3 weeks ago
Tis the season of ghosts, spirits and all kinds of otherworldly creatures. In tribute to this, Ive chosen 7 of my favorite scary characters, listed in no particular order. Check them out and see if you agree! 1. Hannibal Lecter. Ive always admired ...Care2, 3 weeks ago
UTC Follow @spacedotcom If you step outside before dawn this week, you might be able to see bright meteors streaking through the sky. The Orionid meteor shower is peaking now, and it will likely be a very good show this year, weather ...Mashable, 1 month ago Tractor beams are suddenly a lot more plausible Engadget 4 hrs ago MSN News, 1 month ago Microsoft to provide cloud, tools for tackling Ebola Reuters 3 hrs ago MSN News, 1 month ago Orionid Meteor Shower Is Peaking Now: How to See It Space.com, 1 month ago
Before we get into this, we need to make one thing clear. The universe hates you. If that's not clear to you at this moment in time, it will be by the end of this list. The universe wants you dead. It hates the way you talk, the way you snort a ...Breaking News.ie, 1 month ago
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has caused outrage by suggesting that women who believe they are not being paid fairly should not ask for a pay rise, but should have faith in the system and rely on good karma. It came up when Nadella was asked by ...The Week UK, 1 month ago
An artist rendering shows comet Siding Spring's approaching Mars on October 19, 2014. Sky-watchers using large telescopes may get a glimpse of the close encounter for themselves. Credit: Courtesy of NASA Sky-watchers enjoy parting views of Saturn, ...National Geographic, 1 month ago
White City's Vance Petriew is well-known in the astronomy community after discovering a comet in 2001. The comet now bears his name. (CBC) Stargazers in White City, Sask. — including one of the province's most celebrated amateur astronomers — ...CBC, 1 month ago Celestial spotlight to shine (briefly) on White City, Sask., CBC, 1 month ago
2. First things first: you don't need a fancy telescope like this one. View this image › Matthew Tucker / BuzzFeed All you really need to get going is a pair of binoculars. Ideally you want a pair with as large lenses as you can find. The ...BuzzFeed, 1 month ago
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