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The Martian (book and movie)

A few weeks ago, I decided to take a look at the book of The Martian. I hadn't had much... (More...)

Star Trek science

I've seen a couple of people complain about the new Trek movies not being very scientific, which led me to... (More...)

Leonid meteors tonight and tomorrow night

BDan writes: The Leonids will be at their peak tonight and tomorrow, so go out and take a look (just... (More...)

Favorite constellation?

What's your favorite constellation, and why? (A question asked last night while we were stargazing.)... (More...)

You would think I had seen a meteorite shower

Went out to look for Perseids about 45 minutes ago. I had read that peak brightness would be between 9... (More...)