Category Archives: Technology

get blasted

Back when I was still high on the excitement from my trip to Florida to watch the final launch of Atlantis I wrote a bit about the pre-launch sequence. The coolest part of the ground sequence, I think, is the … Continue reading

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The Challenge

This is the greatest advertisement I have ever seen.  

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The summary judgement is in.

My phone generates automatic alerts based on things in my calendar and my location. For instance if I have marked the calendar with “bbq chez Kyle” it will look his address up and sound an alarm when I need to … Continue reading

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a product endorsement

I spent yesterday evening doing an array of minor bicycle repairs. It is a task I find both interesting and satisfying. I also replaced my cycling shoes with another pair that are the same model as I have been using … Continue reading

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TESS won the funding competition!

It was just announced this week that TESS will receive substantial funding over the next six years to improve our ability to search for earth-like planets outside our solar system! rad. More details here.

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skyward eyes

Have you heard of the B612 foundation? It is a group dedicated to providing an advance warning system for earth-asteroid collisions. They are working to build a telescope specifically for mapping the debris coming in and out of earth orbit. … Continue reading

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warped imaginiation

Did you know it is mathematically possible to effectively transport an object (or person) faster than the speed of light? It just can’t travel faster than the speed of light in the process. Make sense? I have been trying to … Continue reading

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