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Jul 2013

FyVXxEvolution of the alphabet

I really should be posting this stuff more often rather than piling up these posts over the course of days. Well, should…

The Complete MSL Curiosity Descent (in HD)

Aug 2012

Was going to post and comment on this write up’s ‘counter-arguement’ on Curiosity’s cultural investment/benefits, but then this high resolution footage of the rover’s decent phase from the rover’s point-of-view came out and the thinking is simply: Who care? It’s still goddamn amazing enough that we’ve got a friggin’ Tank of Science on another planetary body.

UPDATE: some reddit user has interpolated the original’s images, creating a ‘smoother’ 25 fps version of the original video. Nice.

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Aug 2012

History of Comics in 6 Panels with write up via Paul Lopes

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Aug 2012

Finally, a recording still for the ages: In 1996, just months before he died, Carl Sagan recorded this message to future colonists living on Mars.

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Aug 2012