Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Astrobiology Futures – A Grassroots Roadmap!

    Hey, astrobiology colleges... check it out! This just came across my desk. A new roadmapping activity is starting up, and it's set up to involve as many people as possible by leveraging online tools. I love this sort of thing. It maximizes community involvement while minimizing the environmental (and budgetary) footprint of travel. Anyways, go
  • The Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon

    Apologies for missing last month's post. Gordon Johnston wrote up the astronomical forecast, as always, but I didn't get around to re-posting it here. Hopefully this month's will make up for it... ---------------- The next full Moon will be on Thursday afternoon, April 25, 2013, passing opposite the Sun in Earth-based longitude at 3:57 pm EDT.  The
  • LIVEBLOG: Kepler Press Conference 4/18/2013

    Haven't found time to post this in a while. But today is a special day. (At least that's what rumor would have you believe.) I'll upload my thoughts live here: RUMORS. Assuming this is all true, and based on a very first-order look at things, I think they've got it. A potentially Earth-like world beyond