Category Archives: Ice

The Sense of Scientific Style

Steven Pinker (p6): Today’s writers are infused with the spirit of scientific skepticism and the ethos of questioning authority. They rightly expect reasons for any advice foistered upon them. WOW! Mars, our next home. Below: Mars – sol 1197: (left) Gale meteorite … Continue reading

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Sailing Dreaming

Time to dream of distant shores, time to let imagination soar. Time to search out worlds afar, time to reach out for the stars.      Dawn space probe orbits asteroid Ceres, its white spots beckoning. Asteroid mining next, for … Continue reading

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Europa Dreaming

Time to dream of distant shores, time to let imagination soar. Time to search out worlds afar, time to reach out for the stars. Hubble Ultra Deep Field 2014, now in infrared+UV+light. 10 000 galaxies, 1mm x 1mm, 1/13 millionth … Continue reading

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Teach not Preach

Earth goes Live for the next 18 months, cycling between 4 HD cameras (1 forward, 1 amidships & 2 aft) showing our stunningly beautiful planet rolling beneath. So, lets gaze down on the maleficent Media “science”, during this  merry, merry month of May   … Continue reading

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Christmas Elves

Earth Wind Map: entrancing, ephemeral, mesmerising, hypnotic, wonderful. Lone Java Script learner Cameron Beccario in Japan beats hands down Big Gov NCEP & NOAA with their dull monocrome US only try. Lesson learned? –more Bottom Up not Top Down       Comet ISON … Continue reading

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Proactionary Thriving

Sharp See-ers, MagAO now splits the 4 beautiful Trapezium stars, near Orion’s Belt, more sharply than ever before. Seeing more clearly has real world applications too. Let’s also try some new  Adaptive Optics of our own to “overcome atmospheric turbulence, which … Continue reading

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Glacial Gifts

Festive Greetings! Human beings, I’ve been thinking. Hmm…   😉 Top left is Everest. Behold the beauty of bare rock and ice. 3.8 billion pixels of raw reality. So we see. But some see ideology (and money?): “We want to tell the bigger story of … Continue reading

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