June 30, 2013 Leave a comment
Here’s how the moon looks from earth:
And here’s how Jupiter would appear if it was the same distance away:
Show me the numbers
June 28, 2013 Leave a comment
A recent paper from NASA seeks to analyse total global fatalities attributable to nuclear power.
They find that 1.8 million deaths have been AVOIDED over the lifetime of the nuclear power industry due to a reduction in air-pollution related diseases that would have resulted from fossil fuel burning.
A few more notes on nuclear power here.
June 17, 2013 1 Comment
Notes here on saving money on Eurostar tickets.
And an excerpt direct from the blog in question, Further or Alternatively, which made me smile:
…the apocryphal story of the indulgent jury or magistrate who, not wanting to ruin the life of a poor young defendant who has made a silly mistake, returns the verdict “Not guilty” – and then adds sternly “but don’t do it again”.