We Are Here: The Pale Blue Dot

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This all revolves around a photograph taken by a small spacecraft a little over 20 years ago.  Carl Sagan thought for a while it’d be a good idea to have the spacecraft turn around and snap a photo of the Earth.  Fearing damage to the spacecraft the controllers were reluctant.  It was February 14, 1990 […]

Strangelet or StrangePET?

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Disclaimer: I’m in the camp of firmly believing that even if a black hole were created it’d be so tiny it’d evaporate in an instant.  I do not think the LHC poses any threat to Mankind, Earth or Beyond. Also, what IS a strangelet?  Just as the name implies, it’s very strange.  I’ll just post […]

Venus and Mercury sitting in a tree…

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Ok, maybe not sitting IN a tree but I had to dodge trees to be able to see them both.  I went out with my D3000 and snapped a few pics with the standard lens.  I can bet a telephoto or even a cam attached to a telescope would take a great pic.  So long […]