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Total Solar Eclipse Tomorrow

NASA's going to webcast it.

Mark your calendars. On Friday, Aug. 1, NASA scientists will broadcast and webcast the next total eclipse of the sun, live from China. Viewers can watch the event on NASA Television beginning at 6:00 a.m. EST. They can also watch it at the website for the Exploratorium in San Francisco starting at 6:30 a.m. EST.

By min | July 31, 2008, 3:51 PM | Science | Comments (0)| Link

He's No Rocketeer

An inventor from New Zealand planned to unveil Tuesday what he calls the world's first practical jetpack at the EAA AirVenture, the gigantic annual air show here. The inventor, Glenn Martin, 48, who has spent 27 years developing the devices, said he hoped to begin selling them next year for $100,000 each.


Cereally. It's kewl that he figured out how to make one, but it's just so damned ugly. Even Hank Pym wouldn't walk around with one of these things strapped to his back.

By min | July 29, 2008, 12:35 PM | Science | Comments (1)| Link

Stealing Wanyas' gig

The physics of super-heroes.

By fnord12 | July 25, 2008, 1:56 PM | Comics & Science | Comments (1)| Link

Leopard vs. Crocodile

Interesting, considering the article says there really isn't enough meat on a croc to make it worth the risk for a leopard.

By fnord12 | July 24, 2008, 9:17 AM | Science | Comments (0)| Link

Peak Metal

Here's some post D&D 3 am drive-by link blogging for you; just something else to worry about.

By fnord12 | July 6, 2008, 3:08 AM | Liberal Outrage & Science | Comments (1)| Link

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