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MOS: Whales Tohora

June 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Whales have roamed the oceans for millions of years. Their relationship with man has historically been one of tension. Man has hunted whales for their oil, slaughtered them [...]

Summer Reading List

June 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Summer is a great time for relaxing on the beach and catching up on some reading, or in our case…some listening. To readers looking for amusing detective stories, we [...]

Vanderbilt Museum

June 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

We were down in NYC last weekend for the World Science Festival. The 90º temperature in the city had us looking for cooler diversions on Saturday. After a bit of [...]

World Science Festival 2010

June 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

A full-scale model of the world’s most powerful space telescope was in New York City last week as part of the World Science Festival. NASA’s James Webb Space [...]

Pi Day

March 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

Today is Pi day…so here it is to 1,000,000 digits: [...]

Darwin 3.0

March 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

One  of our monthly readings is a magazine call The Scientist. We read it because it is a way for us to keep up with what’s happening in the life sciences without [...]

Meade Focus Knob upgrade

March 17, 2009 // 1 Comment

There are two sets of knobs which can influence the sharpness of the image seen through our Meade LX200 GPS telescope.  The first set is the collimation screws at the [...]

Urban Safari : Wild Planet Explorer Ops Gear

August 10, 2007 // 0 Comments

At the beginning of the Summer, RainyDayMagazine got in a batch of Explorer Ops gear.  They all looked really cool and even though we wanted to play with them ourselves, [...]

Tensegrity Structure

July 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

Sometimes reading about projects is not enough, you have to build one to understand what they are talking about.  That was the case when we saw the Tensegrity article in [...]
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