Just watching the 2pm press conference that was
hyped on slashdot.
Apparently there was once water on Mars, and this water acted on the rocks near Opportunity.
his article on MacOSXHints
details software you can download that is “a lite version the software that NASA uses to work with the two rovers”.
It’s written in Java and needs a special 45 MB update to run, but it sounds interesting.
brings amazing news.
I didn’t realize that the mechanism of these diseases was so well-understood, let alone that a treatment is in the offing.
Popular Science article
about using liquid nitrogen to make ice cream.
John Swain would love this one I think.
Be sure to watch
the live webcast
I think it starts at 7:45pm local time (based on the 7:15 countdown I saw at one site.
Watching a blastoff in Russia over the web is just.. I don’t know.. cool somehow.
The computers in our house have been busy over the years.
Check out the stats for
Actually, including the results under ‘rae [G4/450]’ (7427) with the old results under ‘Reid Ellis’ (280) and ‘lp’ (227), we’re actually at 7934 — almost 8000.
At 7439 units, we’re in 16,411th place, which puts us in the 99.636% category, according to
(stats change over time so numbers you see may be more up-to-date).