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Chasing the Stars

When I was younger, I didn’t appreciate anything in life. I’m not talking about taking for granted having a roof over my head and food in the fridge (although, I don’t think I really understood how much of a blessing all that was until my early twenties). 1,070 more words

Technology Tuesday: April 21, 2015

Welcome to Technology Tuesday! Every week The Job Shop Blog will bring you our 5 top science and technology stories from around the web. This week drones that learn and think like people, meteor shower viewing, solar powered planes, a “smart onesie” for your babies, and technologically transmitted emotions take center stage. 297 more words


Spring Skies at Night

There’s a tiny, disk-sized patch of snow behind the museum where I work, a reminder that winter wasn’t all that long ago.  I keep waiting for it to melt, but it refuses, so I ignore it and remember that its water’s going to water the grass it’s hiding.   475 more words

Science Fiction

Lyrid Meteor Shower April 16 to 25, Peak April 22 to 23

EarthSky reports

The annual Lyrid meteor shower is active each year from about April 16 to 25. The peak of this shower – which tends to come in a burst and usually lasts for less than a day – will fall on the morning of April 22 or 23, with the nod going to the later date.

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Last Night I Saw A Shooting Star

Last night while heading outside for a jog, I saw a shooting star. It streamed downward within the sky like the last flickering embers of a firecracker. 231 more words

Friday's End Of Week Musing

Meteors over Montana

We sat under the stars
and watched the meteors
fall from the sky
We had another glass of wine
your brother cried about his father… 20 more words


2014 Geminid Meteor Shower at Templin Highway

The week of Dec. 13th I had been daydreaming about shooting stars, astrology and much more. The 13th came and I had an aching to go somewhere new and explore something I’ve never seen before. 360 more words

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