Monthly Archives: December 2012

Practical Benefits of Particle Physics #8

A team at Los Alamos has a plan for using cosmic rays to examine the remains of the Fukushima nuclear reactors. In a paper in Physical Review Letters, researchers compared two methods for using cosmic-ray radiography to gather images of … Continue reading

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To find a place where you can see the stars…

… take a look at Clear Dark Sky, which includes a stargazing weather forecast and the Dark Sky Finder. Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades     or loose the cords of Orion?Can you lead forth the Mazzaroth in … Continue reading

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Common Ground between Climate Skeptics and Conservationists

From the New York Times: Town managers attribute the new resolve mostly to a yearlong competition sponsored by the Climate and Energy Project, which set out to extricate energy issues from the charged arena of climate politics. If the heartland … Continue reading

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You went to the Creation Musem?!?

Yes, several interested friends and I, including my roommate Chris, drove to the Creation Museum in Kentucky from Columbus. Some readers of this blog may not have heard of this Museum; others may see it as a beacon of truth … Continue reading

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Moons and Jupiter

From Fermilab Today Nov. 30, 2012: “The moon loomed large Wednesday night. This photo shows our moon, Jupiter and Jupiter’s three moons as seen from the patio of the Users’ Center. Click to enlarge and let it load— the photo … Continue reading

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