Archives for June 27, 2010

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It’s one of those hitch hiking deals: NASA’s Deep Impact/EPOXI spacecraft will fly past Earth this Sunday (June 27). Mission navigators have tailored this trajectory so the spacecraft can “hitch a ride” on Earth’s gravity field, which will help propel the mission toward its appointment with comet Hartley 2 this fall. At time of closest…

Are women “bailing out” of IT?

Or are they being pushed out, but blamed for it? A blog post in on Womensenews.org, raises interesting issues.

Only for white girls:

Even at the most extreme edges of the flow of stuff out of the volcano Pompeii, at the far edge of the mud and ash that came from the volcano’s explosion, the heat was sufficient to instantly kill everyone, even those inside their homes. And that is how the people at Pompeii, who’s remains were…

I’m not going to say anything about the methods the Belgian authorities have used, because I don’t know anything about due process in that country. (Though I did notice that that Belgian police carry big machine guns, at least when I’ve been there.) Anyway, the Vatican has it’s shorts in a twist because civilian police…