August 16, 2006

New Planets Might Include Orcus

At some level, I'm amused that the solar system can be re-arranged by words. The BBC report that the International Astronomical Union have proposed a new system of classification for planets, changing the designation of Pluto to a "pluton" rather...
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June 15, 2006

Genesis Gravity Sensors

Y'know, in years to come, they'll going to be writing comedies about the series of dimwitted mistakes in the space program of the early twenty-first century. First there was the Mars Climate Orbiter metric/imperial mix-up, and now, according to an...
Posted by Drew Shiel at 11:54 AM

July 8, 2005


I have various items of news, bookmarks, and links, so I'm going to post a whole pile of them at once, and call it an entry.
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March 3, 2005


In the style of Neil Gaiman, putting these links here so I can close the tabs.
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January 11, 2005


(A trifle is a mix of good things)
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