Daily Archives: August 9, 2012

Impact of wired world – Curiosity’s popularity measured by social media

I found this article interesting, not only for its information but also for the technique of de facto instant polling of who was jazzed by Curiosity. The short answers are: a) men are somewhat more interested than women, b) teens … Continue reading

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Too bad NASA can’t take us on this tour

From various pop articles we get the story and link to video of the newest and largest 3D map of the universe. This comes from the work of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and its latest Data Release 9. Quite … Continue reading

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A unexpected brief rant

As I’ve said generally I’ll refrain from political comment in this blog (because politics is now so dreary as well as over-exposed) but every now and then I see something I can’t resist. I was actually looking at Google search … Continue reading

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Curiosity site, “like Earth”, LOL

Update: Just in, real cool enhanced image of Curiosity parachute descent, shot by HiRISE (amazing feat to maneuver one satellite already in   orbit can to get this, but little atmosphere probably helps) As pictures begin to come back from Curiosity what … Continue reading

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