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Ali`i Nui Mō`ī Edmund K. Silva, Jr., 6-30-15… “King's Letter to IAU Secretary General Montmerle”

Statement from Ali`i Mana`o Nui Lanny Sinkin:
The Internation Astronomical Union is holding their annual meeting in Hawai’i in August. The King sent an educational letter to the Secretary General of the Union in hopes he will use his good offices to convince the TMT that moving is the best option. 46 more words

2015 World Trail Running Championships: my first DNF

Hey there! If reading isn’t your thing, cut to the chase and check out my photo journal from Worlds. Otherwise, only read this if you’re interested in making a national team, interested in what it’s like to have a bad day running for that national team, or, in the case that I paid you to be my friend in miles, of course. 1,665 more words

Light: Beyond the Bulb | Exhibiting Light Around the World

Light: Beyond the Bulb is an international open-access exhibition program for the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 (IYL 2015). The goal of this project is to showcase a variety of light-based topics stretching across the electromagnetic spectrum as well as scientific disciplines.   601 more words


P–38 days: Navigating Pluto

Pluto. A cold distant place we’ve never needed to think much about. Until now. Pluto and Charon (his ferryman of the dead): bodies at the outskirts of our traditional solar system which will soon have names of dead astronomers, poets, goddesses, writers, characters from literature, and other hoi polloi plastered all over their surfaces; names for everybody and every thing, real or fictitious, except for the very thing taking us there: New Horizons. 1,237 more words


2015 IAU Ultra Trail World Championships

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Whoa… I did not realize my last post was over a month ago after Boston. Time flies when you’re having fun. Anyways, following Lake Sonoma and Boston, I was pretty fatigued, so I made sure I was fully recovered before getting back into workouts and ramping up for the IAU Ultra Trail World Championships. 2,633 more words


The world trail championships are this coming weekend. Yes! This weekend. What, you mean the same weekend as Comrades? I am afraid so. So while Ellie Greenwood looks to do the double we are going to need to keep an eye on Annecy too… yes! 1,507 more words

Science of Anime: Ludicrous Size

As I’ve said before, some anime like to have things so big that the square/cube law says they shouldn’t be able to support their own weight. 551 more words