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Closing In On an Earth-Sized Planet

Now Kepler has found the much-anticipated first rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet. It did it by staring for months on end at the same 150,000 stars in the constellation Cygnus. Kepler’s 1-meter-diameter telescope, hooked up to a sensitive light-measuring instrument, is capable of detecting the dimming of a star as a planet orbits in front of it—even… Continue reading Closing In On an Earth-Sized Planet

In Search of (No) Snow

I grew up south of the snow line. Maybe that was something my mother invented? Columbus, Macon, Augusta, usually known as the Piedmont Line, for us was the snow line. She watched the Weather Channel every day, so she would groan at all the near misses. She would contemplate driving north to catch it, but… Continue reading In Search of (No) Snow


With even a couple inches of snow, everything shuts down. Snow day off from work, though if I was the on call today, then I could still check on things with my still working Internet connection.

Crazy falling

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