“The Medusa and the Snail” — If you can’t make a hell of an SF story out of this, you’re not trying.
Life’s Persistence through the Bombardment — Centauri Dreams on the Late Heavy Bombardment.
Giant Lens May Be Distorting Echo of the Big Bang — I question the use of the terms “supersonic” and “subsonic” with respect to the velocity of the solar wind in a vacuum, but perhaps I am ignorant. Interesting squib in any case.
7 WTF Military Weapons You Won’t Believe They Actually Built — (Thanks to
Intellectual Monopolies Kill: Two Examples — (Thanks to
?otD: Baltimore or Baltiless?
Body movement: n/a (travel day)
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a (travel day)
Currently reading: The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold; A Long Line of Cells by Lewis Thomas