Tag: Space exploration

How Much Excitement For Space?

March 28, 2013 0 Comments
How Much Excitement For Space?

When we began the blog, and even at times before when the “articles” were not officially titled blog entries, I used to share and discuss a little more space news. I did this because I find space exploration exciting and interesting (and a blogger is supposed to write about things that interest them – in […]

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More Solar Flares=Northern Lights?

March 7, 2012 0 Comments
More Solar Flares=Northern Lights?

I just want to start out by reminding people to keep an eye on the sky over the next couple of nights because we might have a northern lights show to view. It is no guarantee, as these things seem much harder to predict than the weather, but an active region on the sun has […]

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Opportunity for Eight Years!

January 25, 2012 0 Comments
Opportunity for Eight Years!

Time for a little space news update on one of the events I started reporting on 8 years ago – the Opportunity Rover. It is has just completed it’s eighth year on Mars and it is still going strong. It has developed a few small problems such as reduced fluid motion in it’s robotic arm and […]

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Continuing 2012 Hot Topics

January 3, 2012 0 Comments
Continuing 2012 Hot Topics

Yesterday I mentioned some of the science and weather themes I will be keeping track of in 2012, and I will continue with that today. But before getting into today’s themes, I want to again hearken back to the metrics of “growth” that I have been harping on. Yesterday I mentioned once again that happiness should […]

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El Nino Update, Space News

September 29, 2009 0 Comments
El Nino Update, Space News

I have been focusing quite closely on the developing El Nino in order to get a handle on upcoming winter trends in the U.S., particularly here in the Midwest. Many people could use a more accurate long term outlook in order to plan, energy bills, vacations, or major purchases. A moderate to strong El Nino will usually […]

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