Monthly Archives: February 2013

  • The next full moon is the worm moon

    OK, total moment of honesty here. Gordons “Full Moon report” has been sitting in my inbox for a week, but sickness and all-day meetings kept me from getting it online. I saw the moon tonight (and it’s beautiful) and it reminded me what a slacker I’ve been. So now I’m posting this from my cell phone. I’ll fix any formatting issues later… Thanks again Gordon!
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  • @HabWorlds Twitter Digest, 2013-02-18 to 2013-02-24

  • @HabWorlds Twitter Digest, 2013-02-11 to 2013-02-17

  • In case you’re wondering…

    1. Yes, a meteor blew up above Siberia this morning, with the resulting shockwave shattering windows over a large area and injuring many.
    2. No, this was not “the closest approach” asteroid that will pass by later today. That one is larger.
    3. No. This does NOT mean “the closest approach” asteroid will now hit us. It’s going to miss.
    4. No, it’s probably not a part of that asteroid. It could be loosely related, but I doubt it.
    5. The reason “us scientists” did not see it is because this one is very *VERY* small for an asteroid. The

  • @HabWorlds Twitter Digest, 2013-02-04 to 2013-02-10

  • The right way to SETI

    The public has shown a tremendous interest in astrobiology, but I suspect a large part of this interest is with the implicit assumption that we’re all searching for this guy: (more…)