Posts made in January, 2008


Carnival of Space Noir


Posted By on Jan 24, 2008

This Thursday’s carnival of space raised the bar on writing a Space Carnival post. I bow down before the whim of imagination that is this week Space Carnival over on Sorting out Science. Go read. Have...

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Random and Unsundry things


Posted By on Jan 24, 2008

To give you an idea of my day, I originally (thanks to not paying enough attention to spell check), named this post “Random and Incendiary Things.” I have absolutely no ideas how Phil and Fraser so gracefully balance writing, family, interviews, online activities, and their inboxes. I am in awe of their rapid fire writing! My inbox longs for someone as a responsible as them to take over its care! Thing 1) I just finished...

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Resonating Worlds


Posted By on Jan 22, 2008

I want to start by saying the following story is drawn from a pre-print, and the planet I’m about to talk about has not yet been directly detected. This is just a really neat little paper that offers a new way to look at things. In a new pre-print over on arXive, astronomers Ignasi Ribas (ICE/CSIC-IEEC, Spain), Andreu Font-Ribera (ICE/CSIC-IEEC, Spain), and Jean-Philippe Beaulieu (IAP, France) announce they have found what may...

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Building a wall free Digital Tomorrow


Posted By on Jan 22, 2008

I live a strange life. There is no way around it. My husband works for an office in San Jose, I have contracts to do work with a university in Sonoma, I teach for universities in Arizona, Australia, and Illinois, and I also do a bit of contract work for an association in D.C. (and somehow I don’t exceed 40 hours a week on paper…). Meanwhile, we live in Illinois. This wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for this...

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Carnival of Space


Posted By on Jan 17, 2008

This weeks friendly neighborhood carnival is planting its tents over at Colony Worlds. Check it out and come back tomorrow, when hopefully I’ll be do a comments roll questions roundup (including info on buying Astronomy Cast pins).

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