Monthly Archives: February 2015

Wireless headphones and smartwatches (some thoughts)

I listen to a lot of podcasts and have been getting more and more into audiobooks. I initially just started out with earbuds, but for a bus or a train it’s really nice to have noise-canceling or else you need … Continue reading

Posted in General, Technology

SpaceX’s launch rate is picking up

On March 26, 2006, the first launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 1 rocket took off into the sky. The mission was a failure, with an explosion at T+33 seconds. This was followed by two more failures in 2007 and 2008. Since … Continue reading

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Space videos

We’ve had telescopes sufficiently taking images of objects for a sufficiently long time that we can stitch them together into videos (with some interpolation) of those objects evolving, like this stellar jet: or this light echo: We can write down … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy