Author: Michael Siegel

Michael Siegel is an astronomer living in Pennsylvania. He is on Twitter, blogs at his own site, and has written a novel.
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Mini-Throughput: Space Junk Edition

The Space Age has brought us miracles. Losing those abilities would be devastating. And losing a future of lunar bases, asteroid exploration and deep space missions would be a tragic cap on human ambition.

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Tenshot: Star Wars: The Clone Wars

The final four episodes — which rival anything this side of The Empire Strikes Back — puts an exclamation point on one thing: this is not a series about Anakin Skywalker. The real protagonist of the series is Ahsoka Tano, his padawan.

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Cause of Death

We have a tendency to turn a blind eye to the suffering of our fellow human if we think they did something to deserve it

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Always at the Abyss

This reluctance to condemn, this refusal to delineate between protesting and rioting, bears responsibility for what happened in Chicago last night