Archive | June, 2008

GLAST delayed until atleast June 11th

by ScottMiller NASA just annouced ANOTHER delay for GLAST.  Here is an excerpt from the official press release: “WASHINGTON — NASA has set no earlier than June 11 as the new target launch date for the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The launch window extends from 11:45 […]

Mac Touchpad versus PC User

The astronomy community is rich with Macintosh users. Many of us have them because they can be forced to play like a Linux/UNIX box and run all our astronomy software that was developed for Solaris or similar. Now the thing about Mac is they have super powerful touchpads that can do all sorts of scary […]