The Scientific Activist

Archives for March, 2007

As the presidential primaries for 2008 slowly approach, we’re seeing the expected heavy swing to the right by several on the Republican side. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, though, seems to have taken things a step further by attempting to buy the support of right-wing organizations: In the months before announcing his bid for the…

Full Lunar Eclipse

I got home tonight just in time to catch the full lunar eclipse. Although my crappy dinosaur of a camera doesn’t really do it justice, it was quite stunning here in Oxford. Observers across Europe, Africa, and East Asia had an excellent view of the eclipse tonight, and some viewers in the U.S. might just…