Back in 2011 David and I visited Governor’s Island. It was newly available to the public and was a free ferry ride from Manhattan. We rode our bicycles. 189 more words
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Two years ago today, I was heavily pregnant with our first child and terrified of the adventure awaiting us around the corner. Saying that, after 6 weeks of bed-rest, I was only too pleased to welcome our squalling bundle into the world. 379 more words
Space Weather News for Dec. 28, 2015
SOLAR FLARE AND CME: Big sunspot AR2473 erupted on Dec. 28th, producing an M1.9-class solar flare, a minor radio blackout in the southern hemisphere, and a coronal mass ejection (CME) that appears to be heading directly for Earth. 23 more words
2015 was filled with a lot of exciting science stories. But here are some you may have missed.
While many people have been enjoying the breathtaking images coming in from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft — which made its closest flyby of Pluto in July — there’s much more to just pretty pictures. 661 more words