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Digg and the wisdom of crowds June 29, 2006

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Lorelle got me thinking about this. So let’s wax philosophical about the wisdom of crowds. (more…)

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Fiction fiction everywhere June 28, 2006

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I have been pretty occupied with my fiction lately. So, I thought I would post a short excerpt from a novel I am working on (still). I had fun live blogging the amendment debate yesterday and as I said Robert Byrd was the highlight, he’s so old. (more…)

Moon man’s right hook June 28, 2006

Posted by dr. gonzo in Space.
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Former astronaut and second man to walk on the moon Buzz Aldrin opened up a can of whoop ass on the forces of antiscience recently a couple of years ago. Check it out. It’s haha funny, really. (more…)

It’s pander time-Live blogging flag amendment debate June 27, 2006

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Live blogging as wind bags speak on the flag amendment, the breakdown of the debate on the Senate floor on Tuesday from 9:20 a.m. CDT forward. Each update tells who spoke, what time, for how long and the highlights of their speech. Watch for updates. (more…)

Flag burning flap June 27, 2006

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In typical election year fashion the GOP is pushing, yet again, the Flag Desecration Amendment. (S. J. Res. 12 & H. J. Res. 10). (more…)

Clearly clerihew June 26, 2006

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Okay, some more poetry. I have just been messing around a lot lately with different styles and such. The reason I like the Clerihew is that they are freaking easy. No counting syllables (which I loathe–who thought of that crap anyway?), rhythm is irrelevant. All that is required is four lines, the first two and last two rhyme and it starts (usually) with a person’s name. Oh yeah, and it’s supposed to be funny. (more…)

Databases (not maps) June 26, 2006

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A few things to note today. First there is a short post about Braidwood nuclear power plant below, check it out. (more…)

Braidwood tritium update June 26, 2006

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On June 11, 2006 the Braidwood nuclear plant, in Illinois, provided a preliminary notification report update to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on its ongoing issues with tritium contamination. (more…)

Nothing! I gots nothing! June 25, 2006

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I keep wanting to post, but I have nothing. There are a couple things in the pipeline but they aren’t done.

In the meantime you can check out my nuclear page, I have begun compiling the nuclear emergencies for the year 2000.

Doomsday will have to wait June 23, 2006

Posted by dr. gonzo in Asteroids, Space.
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As is generally the case with Near Earth Asteroids both Apophis and 2004 VD17 have had their chances of impacting Earth drastically decreased. (more…)

Moon bashing June 23, 2006

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This is a little old but check out this cool video of a metoroid hitting the moon.

A Thursday morning acrostic June 22, 2006

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An acrostic for your reading enjoyment, so . . . enjoy! (more…)

Points to ponder June 22, 2006

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Just a couple of points to ponder, perhaps someone has something to say about the following two queries. (more…)

Discovery go for launch June 22, 2006

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The Space Shuttle Discovery is go for a July 1 launch. This decision is far from routine, the last launch, about a year ago was shrouded in controversy, resulting in unscheduled EVA (Extra Vehicular Activity) to repair a problem with the ship’s heat shield. (more…)

‘Where have you gone Joe Dimaggio?’ June 15, 2006

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So I haven’t posted with the frequency of before my vacation. Any writing I have been doing has been of the fictional variety. I must apologize and I assure you I will return to a regular posting schedule soon, maybe next week. (more…)

Some space notes June 11, 2006

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I found this new link to the NASA TV Channel. This way you can avoid all the rigamarole of the NASA site trying to find the NASA TV channel, if you actually ever felt like it. (more…)

Planemos, the reigniton of semantics arguments June 5, 2006

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There is a number of things I could say, Pennsylvania was excellent, Iraq is screwed, Bush is an idiot but instead I think I will talk about planets. (more…)

Guess who’s back? June 5, 2006

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I am back, hopefully I will post something later today.