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Asteroid Belt

Recently, instead of paying attention in Constitutional Law class I sloppily slapped together a simple game in order to reacquaint myself with the LibGDX framework. The result is a game of dodging and shooting relatively slow-moving asteroids. 253 more words

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September 13 - Babcock

Horace Welcome Babcock (fantastic name), astronomer and inventor, was born today in 1912, son of solar specialist Harold D Babcock.  Babcock junior was the chap who realised that changing the shape of mirrors can be used to reduce the distorting effect of turbulence in the Earth’s atmosphere on light from distant objects (called… 248 more words


September 12 - Gemini XI

Gemini XI, launched on September 12th 1966, was the 17th manned US spaceflight, and the 9th manned flight of the Gemini programme. It was crewed by… 231 more words


Invasion, Pt. 2


A dozen girls squealed, one child ran, but after the initial shock they discovered that the goo had little more than the properties of Play-doh. 579 more words


Asteroid Vesta

Asteroidler, Güneş Sistemimizde Mars ile Jüpiter arasında bir kuşak oluştururlar, gezegenlerden daha küçük gökcisimleridir. Dünya’dan bakan birinin onları çıplak gözle görmesi imkansızdır. Asteroidlerden bazılarının insan bilinci ve kollektif bilincimiz üzerinde etkili olduğunu gözlemlenmiştir. 407 more words


September 10 - 54 Alexandra

Asteroid 54 Alexandra was the first to be named after a man (sort of – they changed it from Alexander but it’s pretty close). This C-type asteroid was discovered on… 303 more words