Category Archives: Science

Auroras as Seen from the ISS

Here’s an amazing video of auroras generated by a geomagnetic storm on September 19th, 2011, as seen from the International Space Station: More information on spaceweather.com.

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Lightning in slow motion

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Brian May, Legendary Guitarist from Queen, Publishes His Thesis

From /.: A year ago we took note when Brian May, guitarist for Queen for the last 30 years, submitted his thesis for a Ph.D. in astrophysics. The news now is that the thesis has been published. You, too, can … Continue reading

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You are TOTALLY GAY for Vista! Haaaaaaa HAAAAAAA!

Interesting insight into the results of Microsoft’s “Mojave Experiment” on Wil Shipley’s blog… Microsoft took a bunch of “regular folks” XP users who were afraid of Vista, and told them Microsoft was going to show them a secret new operating … Continue reading

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Plasma Bullets Trigger Northern Lights

Researchers have discovered what causes brilliant outbursts of Northern Lights: Gigantic plasma bullets launched toward Earth by explosions 1/3rd of the way to the Moon. From NASA’s Science web site: Duck! Plasma bullets are zinging past Earth. That’s the conclusion … Continue reading

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