History Was Made, Will it Be Made Again? We watched the whole Moon walk sequence last night and it’s amazing what I remembered from the first time and what made a WHOLE lot more sense now. The thing that really surprised me was how much work the guys had to do in their 2+ hours […]
By James R Hansen Synopsis: Marking the forty-fifth anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing, First Man by James Hansen offers the only authorized glimpse into the life of America’s most famous astronaut, Neil Armstrong—the man whose “one small […]
La scoperta di un burst radio veloce (Fast Radio Burst, FRB), durato cioè qualche frazione di secondo, ad opera degli astronomi che lavorano presso il radiotelescopio di Arecibo fornisce nuove evidenze sull’esistenza di impulsi ‘misteriosi’ che sembrano provenire dalle regioni più remote dell’Universo. Gli scienziati dell’osservatorio di Parkes in Australia hanno già registrato una manciata […]
Woodpeckers, nutcrackers, flycatchers, sunbirds, roadrunners and babblers in this 71st Edition! Astonishing what can be achieved with a bit of patience, care and a passion for birds. Wild birds have become the subject of choice for thousands of photographers around the world. They extremely hard to photograph. You need the best equipment you have access to…
Keith Kloor's interesting piece in The Washington Post Magazine on Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s anti-vaccine crusade includes this interesting fact: "All six of his children--ages 13-29--have been fully vaccinated."
That's a bit of a surprise in the family of man who is probably second only to the sometime actress Jenny McCarthy in the zeal with which he has attacked vaccines. But it doesn't seem to have dampened Kennedy's anti-vaccine efforts. The issue concerns a mercury-containing preservative