Monthly Archives: November 2014

The first-ever comet lander – Philae lands on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

As reported by Earthsky.org: The Rosetta mission made history on November 12 by sending the first-ever probe down to soft-land on the surface of a comet. That landing took place a few months after the Rosetta mothership became [the] first … Continue reading

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Science v. Probability

Recently, I watched the above CNN clip of a confrontational interview between the founder of the Weather Channel and the host, Brian Seltzer.  Seltzer was much astonished and amused that the founder of the Weather Channel, John Coleman, is a … Continue reading

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