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The Importance of Amateur Science

I recently came across a classic ternary diagram that just about every Geologist can relate to. It depicted each subfield of Geology based upon three categories: Lab rat, computer nerd, and people who like to camp. 1,308 more words

Geology

Alien signals?

The search for life beyond Earth has been ongoing for centuries… and now signals might be coming in?

Bees in Space

Fifty years ago, I was a kid, glued to the TV, fascinated by man’s first frolic on the moon. Grainy black and white images from the moon filled our grainy black and white television. 495 more words

Strange, Odd Stuff

Were You There?

The moon landing on July 20, 1969 is one of those historic events that causes you to remember instantly where you were, whom you were with, and what you were doing when it occurred. 745 more words

Three Reasons To Continue Space Exploration (2010)

1. It has contended that it can be done at a

“reasonable” cost.

2. To satisfy our curiosity of the beyond.

3. NASA and its’ employees depend on it. 12 more words

Poetry

Why read Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing?

Throughout history, people raced to be the first at Everest or the North and South Poles. In 1914, Ernest Shackleton and crew raced to be the first to cross the Antarctic from west to east. 356 more words

Non-Fiction

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary – Interesting photos & article link

I still remember my parents allowing me to stay up late to watch the first moonwalk. It was 9:30 pm, I was 5 years old, and we were huddled around an old “black and white” television that had a circular viewing area. 411 more words