I’m still working on the narrowband images for the nebulae I imaged last week. (Higher learning curve with a color camera than I expected. I may need more GIMP plug-ins.) So here’s Jupiter from 7/11. Io is to its right and close, with its shadow falling across the northern equatorial belt of the giant planet,… Continue reading Astronomy Picture of the Week
Your friend and humble blogger is turning 44 tomorrow, and he thought he’d reverse the usual birthday dynamic and offer his readers a gift. Those with Kindle devices, or tablets that can be Kindle devices, can download novel #1, Dismantle the Sun, gratis through the 14th of October. It’s perfect for those whose idea of a… Continue reading My Birthday Gift To You: Dismantle the Sun (Kindle Version) is Free Through the 14th
I’m very much not a regular reader of Today’s Christian. In fact, I’d never heard of it until Steve Shives provided his own answers to the titular 10 questions. But, since their questions elicited strong and interesting responses from him, I thought I’d take a crack at them in my own time. Originally these answers were… Continue reading Did Today’s Christian’s “10 Questions For Every Atheist” Stump Me?
After a 1700 word (!) post yesterday, I thought I’d let someone else do todays talking, so I’ll turns things over to Neil DeGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium and mighty famous scientist, who spends 41 minutes demolishing Intelligent Design. (Thanks to Vandre Bruanzo, who rescued this from Google Video.)