Monthly Archives: December 2012

Read News of the Meteor Shower

Several sites are reporting good Geminid Meteor Showers.  Here are just a few, some have video… NASA Meteor Shower – What A Show! Incredible Sky Show: Geminid Meteor Shower Images from Around the World Brighest Fireball Ever Caught by… Updates … Continue reading

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See Emily’s Snapshots

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Emily Lakdawalla produces a series of videos called Snapshots from Space.  These are videos mostly about space photographs.  We mentioned one the other day. “An occasional video series featuring Emily Lakdawalla, talking to you about the worlds in our solar system … Continue reading

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No Doomsday For You!

From: Universe Today NASA is trying to make sure that no one is taking the 2012 doomsday nonsense seriously, and just put out this video today detailing how a gigantic “killer solar flare” just ain’t gonna happen. Dr. Alex Young … Continue reading

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Learn From Preppers

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Have you ever noticed how, when you learn a new word or concept, suddenly, you see it everywhere?  Well, my friend Carolyn, over at Dried Food Kitchen, used the word ‘prepper’ a few months ago, and I’ve been seeing & … Continue reading

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Watch for Comet Wirtanen Debris

From:  EarthSky News We’ve had lots of reports of meteors this week, and most are probably part of the Geminid meteor shower, scheduled to peak late night December 13 to dawn December 14 for North American (evening December 14 to … Continue reading

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Are We Going MAD?

From:  Space.com NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is exploring some new terrain — the pages of MAD magazine. The year-end issue of MAD, out Dec. 18, spotlights Curiosity in its fold-in, a feature that shifts from an obvious image to a hidden … Continue reading

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Watching Our Neighbors…

From:  AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The North American Aerospace Defense Command says North Korea appears to have launched “an object” into Earth orbit, but neither the missile used nor debris from the launch are a threat to North America. NORAD … Continue reading

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Mine Asteroids

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Impossible you say?  I bet it happens before you think it will.  Of course, I know who is part of this mission. There are a number of interesting spacers and investors in on this project actually. What are they up … Continue reading

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Play EyeWire, Join a Neuroscience Revolution?

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“Eyewire is a game you can play online that will attempt to map a complete neural circuit in the retina using the combined efforts of all of the players. Instead of playing Tetris while you’re bored at work today, why … Continue reading

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Study Peter’s Laws

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Peter’s Laws:  The Creed of the Persistent and Passionate Mind Previous version: In a recent video, Dr. Peter Diamandis reveals the source of Rule #1:  “If anything can go wrong, fix it! To hell with Murphy.” and how it has helped … Continue reading

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