Saturday, March 29, 2008

The first explored area of the moon has a post which links to two maps that show how much of the moon was explored by the first Apollo landing. The first shows Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's explorations superimposed on a soccer field. The second shows it on a baseball diamond.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Why don't people do what economists think they should?

The LA Times has an article explaining why evolution has lead people to make strange economic choices.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

50 Best Works of Art has a very short post that links to a list of the 50 best works of art in the world (including where they are and how to see them) and a link to a site that links to photos of them all.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Space shuttle pictures

Two nice pictures of the recent Space Shuttle launch from the Astronomy Picture of the Day. The first of the launch and the second a few minutes later.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

A Rotherforth in the news

I can't say I've ever encountered this before but here we have an actual news article about someone named Rotherforth. According to this article in the Bradford Telegraph and Argus a Police Constable named Simone Rotherforth was inured in a scuffle with a drunk.

Thursday, March 06, 2008

New space station photo

Astronomy Picture of the Day has a photo of the International Space Station with the new lab installed.