Boston’s Never-ending Festival of Snow

If I turn on my TV and there are not a bunch of CNN reporters up to their arses in Boston snow I figure something is wrong. Boston is one of my favorite places, but what ever have you done to deserve this incredibly snowy fate? If I turn on my TV and there areContinue reading “Boston’s Never-ending Festival of Snow”

No CNN Hype; So Did Comet Probe Philae Really Land?

Yesterday the comet probe Philae landed, bounced and hopefully settled on good old Comet 67P. This was a huge event if the number of jumping, shouting, hugging, crying European scientists is any indication. Being as far from a space geek as you can get, this soft landing really didn’t excite me. Ask me about theContinue reading “No CNN Hype; So Did Comet Probe Philae Really Land?”