The Universe Just Keeps Trying to Kill Us

“Don’t wake me for the end of the world unless it has very good special effects.” -Roger Zelazny It’s always the ones you least expect that get you the worst, it seems. I went to bed last night excited that Asteroid 2012 DA14, a 200,000 ton asteroid, was going to pass within just 28,000 km (or … Read moreThe Universe Just Keeps Trying to Kill Us

Weekend Diversion: The Best Falling Stars of the Year

“Stuff that’s hidden and murky and ambiguous is scary because you don’t know what it does.” –Jerry Garcia Earlier this month, one of my favorite musical artist of all-time would have turned seventy. This weekend, I’m off at a fantastic music festival where they’re celebrating the life of Jerry Garcia, and in addition to being the … Read moreWeekend Diversion: The Best Falling Stars of the Year