Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 20, 1969….

“One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Today is the 42nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It’s been over 39 years since we last landed on the moon now. :( Why did we stop?

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The Milky Way as You’ve Never Seen It Before

Who’d have thought the Daily Mail, of all news sites, would post something like this front and center? Alex Cherney is one amazing photographer.

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The History of Flight (I wish)

The Abstruse Goose, an excellent web comic, illustrates exactly how I am feeling today, as the last space shuttle mission takes off for the ISS. <sigh>

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Final Liftoff

Today the space shuttle Atlantis lifts off on its final mission to the International Space Station. This marks the final liftoff of the space shuttle program itself. Watch the live feed from NASA’s web site. Although the future of space … Continue reading

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Alan Dershowitz on Casey Anthony and the Burden of Proof

In today’s Wall Street Journal, attorney and Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz explains the difference between a criminal investigation and a criminal trial, and why the proper outcome of a trial is not justice for the wronged, but an answer … Continue reading

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