An Irish astronomy group is calling for help in tracing the origin of a huge explosion in the skies over the country on Thursday evening.
Astronomy Ireland said it was currently investigating the explosion, which occurred at 2100 BST.
A spokesman said the most likely explanation was a space rock or satellite crashing into the atmosphere.
My work here is done. Details at the BBC
Don’t miss the B-Girl Be Block Party 2009, an all day festival at Intermedia Arts that brings international, national and local female hip-hop artists together in Minneapolis for music, dance, live mural painting, film and an art marketplace!
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Lifehacker has a comparison of Chrome 4.0, Firefox 3.5, and Opera 10.
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… not the whole thing, but some good bits:
The Actual Words of Afroleninist Barack Hussain bin-Obama’s planned speech to the School Children of Amerika have been obtained by this blogger, and I have few comments on them.
Continue reading The President of the United States is a Mean Ugly Communist and Stuff
What happens when a little kid is not afraid of heights at all?
What happens when a little kid IS afraid of heights, and all?
Back to back essays worth reading at Quiche Moraine.
Since the bloggingheads “diavlog” with David Dobbs and me was the first science-oriented installment to come out (more or less) since the repudiation of Bloggingheads.tv by Carl Zimmer and Sean Carrol, and now Phil Plait and PZ Myers, I think I should say something about why I did it and what I think about the whole thing.
Continue reading The Blogginheads.tv Controversy