I am heading off to give a talk in Florida Friday morning (I leave at 6:15 my time, YIKES!), so I won’t be writing anything until Sunday, most likely. And I plan on being busy then as well, so I’m leaving you with a few linkies with which to have fun.
First, The 37th Skeptics Circle is up!
As promised, IAU approves the names of Pluto’s two small moons.
The House of Representatives has a budget for NASA, and it’s not quite as bleak as I expected, though it’s still not enough. It’ll be at least two months before the Senate looks at it as well.
Speaking of which, here’s an article about NASA science cuts as well.
What happens when you dump a bowl full of liquid nitrogen into a pool? This happens.
Has the oldest astronomy computer been found?
And finally, an optical illusion that’s pretty cool.