One piece of advice that literary fiction agents often give is that “page one” needs to present the hero with a problem.
A glimpse inside Hubble Space Telescope
Yes, HST is a rainbow machine.
A python vs. fortran smackdown
For the same algorithm, the fortran version took 66 seconds to run, while the python version took 33,900 seconds (9 1/2 hours).
The throwback. The atavism.
I loved the stories. And I refuse to be ashamed.
How to buy or borrow an audiobook
Here's a guide, organized by philosophy.
Venusian craters larger than twenty kilometers are named after noteworthy women.
Harry Potter Astronomy
J. K. Rowling drew upon star lore to name some of her characters, and this seems like a great excuse to talk about a few of the sky's wonders.
Granola is relaxing to make.
Ogden Nash poems
The cow is of the bovine ilk; One end is moo, the other, milk.
Ace Carroway and the Deadly Violin
Soon, the violin’s circle of danger expands to include Ace, then tightens like a hangman’s noose.