All Blog Posts Tagged 'astronomy' (10)

The Song Club - Radio

Every Monday I post a new song to YouTube.

This weeks song, Radio is about the cosmic background radiation and the Awesomeness that is radio astronomy.


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Added by Ben Davila on June 3, 2013 at 9:21am — 1 Comment


It's Hanko de Mayo! We all know Hank loves the James Webb Space Telescope, so hopefully he'll like our gift. In addition to his gift, nerdfighteria is celebrating Hank's birthday by letting our elected officials know that Increasing Awesome through scientific exploration is important to us. You'll find the email I wrote my congressperson and senators below. You can copy it,…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on May 5, 2012 at 8:55am — 2 Comments

The Universe Has NO EDGE!

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In which Hank explains how and why phycisists think that the univers has no…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on February 11, 2012 at 4:48am — 1 Comment

10 Misconceptions Debunked!

Inspired by CGP Grey's Misconception Debunking:

In which John debunks various misconceptions involving martyrdom, presidents, near-presidents, keeping track of your age, flightless birds, math, physicists, and the universe.

No Edge:…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on February 7, 2012 at 2:21pm — No Comments

QUESTION FRIDAY: Spelling is Hard Edition

Esther bracelets:



Paper Towns:


Zombicorns: (Thanks to everyone who donated!)

In… Continue

Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on February 4, 2011 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

10 facts about me.

1. I have seen every single episode of Doctor Who since they brought it back.


2. I have a compulsive need to buy notebooks. Even if they're crap.


3. I've been to seven different schools.


4. I have a talent for wrapping gifts, and get annoyed when people just rip open presents, ruining the time and effort I took getting the bow perfectly central.


5. I wish I could write songs. Whenever I try, it sounds like a deaf child with no…


Added by Susan Oxburgh on January 23, 2011 at 6:49am — 9 Comments

Day 209: Space

So, here we are. Another Saturday has come, another week has past (almost). Another time. Another place. Somewhere far. Out in space.

That was a tad random. But, really, have you come to suspect anything else? Oh, you have? Huh. Interesting. Wait, I'm talking to myself here? Oh. So, I'm the one who's expecting something different. That's just strange. I should know me better.

Well, that just happened. I'm not really sure why. Man, I got to try to…

Added by Jeffrey Adam Guion on August 14, 2010 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Nerd Alert!

Ha! The Mythbusters Gang is set to appear at Comic Con in San Diego! Squeal!

Even cooler is the announcement that The Bad Astronomer* is going to moderate! Double Squeal!

Too bad it own't be televised...

NerdTalk later.

*Copy and paste:

Added by Tessa Bryant on June 26, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

If there was any doubt, I am a nerd.

My neighbor has a new puppy. His name is Messier. I thought he must have been named after the famouse 18th century astronomer. I figured that my neighbor must be more of a nerd than I thought. Apparently the puppy was named after a hockey player. Goggle tells me a good one. So 1) I am clueless about sports, and 2) I am a nerd. As if there was any doubt.

Added by VT100 on May 24, 2008 at 8:40pm — 13 Comments

no one self-actualizes in a bar.

i'm currently listening to "third eye" by tool, which is a long enough song that i might finish this post before it's over. the opening of the song includes some spoken word by bill hicks. there are bits of his comedy routines on youtube, and i recommend taking a look. according to the FAQ on his site, he lived within a few blocks of where i currently do, when he was on this earth.

the question that inspired this blog entry is "what bars did he hang out in?" rather than leaving it to… Continue

Added by thad on March 7, 2008 at 12:08pm — 2 Comments

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