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Category: Science

Exploring the limits of what we (don’t) know. Thanks to the web for being the greatest vulgarization tool of all times.

2017 Solar Eclipse
August 21, 2017
New York, Science
While others were spending hours if not days planning for this, I had a few minutes only to dash down to an open space and put my good old Canon G15 - only camera available at...
A Little Computer Engineering Magic
August 22, 2015
New York, Quotes, Science
I was recently reading an article about emerging processors, those mini-brains at the heart (yes I intended the anatomically incorrect metaphor) of all computers including the...
Have Mercy, Pam
March 13, 2015
Hydrosphere, On the road, Science
The chart below was issued by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) at 12:00Z which would be some 5 hours ago as I quickly post this on Friday afternoon lunch break. Category 5...
Comet Pan-STARRS, a Peek
March 10, 2013
Bits and pieces, Science
Discovered in June 2011 with the help of Hawaii's Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, after which it was named, comet Pan-STARRS [C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS)] is...
A Very Cool Wind Picture
October 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy, New York, Science, Web winks
As recently downgraded hurricane Sandy, now a tropical storm, still unleashes the strongest gusts so far on our little terrace - the northeast quadrant always being bad news - do...