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Thursday Throughput for July 18, 2019

People talk about American Greatness. Well, astrophysics, if I do say so myself, is one the places where America is truly great.

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Thursday Throughput for 3/28/2019

This entire nontroversy is a result of two things colliding: one good and one bad. The bad part is that NASA’s spacesuits were built in 1978, The good part is that NASA has recruited more women.

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Astronaut, Artist Alan Bean Dead at 86

Of the 12 men who have walked on the moon, there are only 5 left living. Alan Bean, who became the fourth human to walk on the moon during the Apollo 12 mission, died May 26th after a brief illness.

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What’s in this Black Box?

Speculation as to the possible existence of a secret coterie of advanced beings who filter knowledge down to NASA scientists.

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Space

The other day David posted a video of Neil deGrasse Tyson. Tyson has become a passionate and outspoken advocate for NASA and continued space exploration. His distinct voice, his intellect and, I daresay, his race, have...

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The Future of Screen Technology

This is neat, but I’m so paranoid that I immediately started thinking about all the privacy implications, which sort of colors my viewing in an unfortunate way. There’s a lot of very graceful and...

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Why did Avatar’s script suck?

James Cameron’s op-ed on space exploration in today’s Washington Post offers a clue. Favorite line: “So it could be said that rockets really run on dreams.” (All snark aside, I like Cameron’s enthusiasm for...

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