Anton Jankovoy’s photo from the Mardi Khola valley, Nepal. One in 5 of us never see the Milky Way.
So nothing. There’s nothing like a good diagram or two to explain a concept.
With this handy research paper and map, you’ll always know what to tell the waitress you want.
Kottke.org will be replaying the live CBS broadcasts of the landing and the first steps on the Moon, in “real time,” later today. Tune in here at 4:10 pm EDT for Walter Cronkite’s live broadcast of the landing, and again at 10:51 pm EDT for the epochal first step.
Here’s a not-easy test for divisibility by 7:
“I showed it to a male colleague, and his response was, ‘Nothing’s changed in 40,000 years.'” –University of Tübingen archaeologist Nicholas Conard
I’d never heard of him before — few had, he had only been identified by his initials to protect his privacy — but his obituary made the front page of Friday’s paper.