Posts tagged with ‘astronomy’

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The Official Website of Chennai Super Kings – Players & Staff Does this man have the greatest name in the history of sport? (del.icio.us tags: cricket India ) Times Online – Homeopathy by the (mind-boggling) numbers ‘The arnica is diluted so much that there is only one molecule of it per 7 million billion billion […]

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APOD: 2010 January 19 – Dark Sand Cascades on Mars Another great image from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. (del.icio.us tags: Mars astronomy )

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APOD: 2009 November 7 – Stickney Crater 'Stickney Crater, the largest crater on the martian moon Phobos, is named for Chloe Angeline Stickney Hall, mathematician and wife of astronomer Asaph Hall.' (del.icio.us tags: NASA astronomy Phobos )

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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Martian Dust Devil Trails Stunning pic from APOD. via @Glinner on Twitter (del.icio.us tags: astronomy NASA ) YouTube – LEGO Pop-up Kinkaku-ji レゴで飛び出る金閣寺(鹿苑寺) Seriously impressive. (del.icio.us tags: lego Kinkakuji temples )

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jimmy mcbride Astronomy-themed quilts. (del.icio.us tags: quilts astronomy )

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Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3-D 'Using redshift data, a 3-D animated view of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field was created.' This video has been all over the place, but if you *haven't* already watched it, you should. (del.icio.us tags: astronomy ) Caustic Cover Critic: Deeply Odd POD 'Here's the fourth of Frank L. Baum's […]

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APOD: 2009 March 8 – Gibbous Europa Wow. Amazing photo of Europa (the moon of Jupiter) at APOD today. (del.icio.us tags: NASA Europa astronomy )

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APOD: 2008 June 5 – Spitzer’s Milky Way 'more than 800,000 frames of data from Spitzer's cameras have now been pieced together in an enormous mosaic of the galactic plane – the most detailed infrared picture of our galaxy ever made.' (del.icio.us tags: astronomy photos ) How the Web Was Won: Entertainment & Culture: vanityfair.com […]

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Flickr Photo Download: Egypt: Gizeh A sphinx. There are loads of cool 1900s lantern slides of Egypt uploaded by the Brooklyn museum. Check out the Paris exposition ones as well. via things magazine. (del.icio.us tags: Egypt Flickr archaeology photos ) APOD: 2008 May 30 – Descent of the Phoenix Major geek porn: 'the 10 kilometer-wide […]

Moths and meteorites

With National Moth Night and the Perseids, it should have been a good weekend for night-time stuff. I didn’t have a lot of luck on either front. Really of course you need a moth trap to count moths effectively. I had a go at treacling—spreading a mix of treacle, brown sugar and rum on tree […]