AAS Division For Planetary Sciences Announces 2014 Prize Winners | Division for Planetary Sciences

Carl Sagan Medal for outstanding communication by an active planetary scientist to the general public: Br. Guy Consolmagno has a decades-long track record of communicating planetary science to the public while maintaining an active science career. In addition, he occupies a unique position within our profession as a credible spokesperson for scientific honesty within the …

The So-Called War between Science and Religion

Dr. Chris Impey basically shows why this war is simply not real but a mythical football for it’s belligerents.

Why I Don’t Read Ideological Media: Dawkins Edition

Dawkins is clearly confident, writing as if he knows what he’s talking about. The only problem is that, as often as not, he has no idea what he’s talking about.

Dogmatic Science

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false. ― Thomas Aquinas

Tired but Happy

I’m tired from a long productive day.  WordPress #FTW


The Jetpack plugin is nice!


Testing out Blogsy on my iPad. So far not quite so good. Crashed twice and I haven’t owned it for more than 20 minutes. Why is WYSIWYG blogging so hard?

Our Old Stuff is Better than Your New Stuff

iPhone 3GS, iPad 1 Still Selling Well | John Paczkowski | Digital Daily | AllThingsD: “Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Walkley says his retail checks show continued strong demand for the iPhone 3GS at AT&T and iPad 1 at Verizon, even as the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 continue to fly off the shelves. At AT&T, …

Home Button

Recently picked up the iPhone 4. Don’t like the limits on the Home button though I understand Apple’s design decisions. In particular, I miss double-clicking to get to the Phone app’s Favorites. But between Voice Control and the App Switcher media controls, the functionality is replicated even if it takes me a little getting used …

SugarSync Increases Free Storage Account to 5GB

  SugarSync Increases Free Storage Account to 5GB: “SugarSync joins Box.net in offering 5GB free; SugarSync enables home or business users to store files in personal folders in its secure storage and then synchronize them among desktop, laptops and smartphones. – In the fast-growing world of personal online storage, one major item has been static: …