Tuesday, February 7, 2012

My friend Martha wrote a book ...

Be sure to visit the site and link to it if you can ... 


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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Visits ...

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Hubble's one millionth image

Hubble tops one million images mark for July 4th - Science Fair: Science and Space News - USATODAY.com

Science never takes a holiday -- the storied Hubble space telescope took its one millionth image over July 4th, reports NASA, eyeballing a planet orbiting a nearby star for signs of water in its atmosphere.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Vintage Flying Car for Sale

Expected to bring $2 million at auction.

Vintage flying car offered at auction • reghardware

Despite being quite the antique, this fine, four-fendered friend is still in full road-worthy condition and comes with the original GEN 11 number plates as seen in the 1968 film based on Ian Fleming's novel.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Kepler Announcement Today

STScI runs the routine science data processing pipeline and archiving for Kepler data ... they have identified about 1200 planet candidates in all, including one system with six planets.

NASA Telescope Reveals Over 1,000 New Potential Alien Planets | Exoplanets & Kepler Space Telescope | Space.com

"We went from zero to 68 Earth-sized planet candidates and zero to 54 candidates in the habitable zone - a region where liquid water could exist on a planet’s surface. Some candidates could even have moons with liquid water," said William Borucki of NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., the Kepler mission’s science principal investigator. "Five of the planetary candidates are both near Earth-size and orbit in the habitable zone of their parent stars."