I was peripherally involved in this research, which detected some of the highest energy photons every seen from a gamma-ray burst.
Your Wednesday Writs this week include a soap opera of a SCOTUS case, a record breaking opioid settlement, space crime, a creative judge, a dumb criminal and more.
Productive weekend. Fixed two doors, tore up some Davidiums and replaced them with Lilacs, cleaned the car, etc. PS: Why must interior door frames and hinge screws be so cheap? Both doors had the screws stripping out of the jambs. Had to take them off and pack the holes with epoxy so the screws would have something to bite into. I’m starting to think jambs should be constructed with T-nuts and use machine screws.
To be honest, this is the first I’ve heard of Octonions, and when I first read the title, I wasn’t entirely certain they weren’t talking about a layered root vegetable.
Slim pickings this week.
I love it when we cause materials and chemicals to behave in ways that violate those general understandings of how physics works.
Yes, I have a cold, it sucks, so be glad I knocked out this much. Excuse me while I use my neti pot and worship my new god, Sudafed.
Oscar Gordon’s Tech Tuesday, featuring links to stories about aircraft, outer space, cars, fake news, cows giving birth, and plenty more at Ordinary Times.
Tech Tuesday from our friend Oscar Gordon, bringing Ordinary Times all the latest in science, technology, innovation, and design.
Oscar Gordon’s Tech Tuesday, Ordinary Times’ weekly look at science, technology, and links to all thing innovative.
Our friend Oscar is vacationing, but checked in to deliver his Tech Tuesday links, as well as pics from having witnessed the Space X launch.
Planetary light shows!
The threats from beyond…
To infinity and beyond…
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.