“A powerful spectrograph instrument on the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile was used to probe the double star’s temperature.”
Rhizome: Jon Satrom - QTzrk
No weekend plans save for beers and basketball. I’m real happy about this. I love the NBA. I don’t follow college basketball and know almost nothing about it, but this weekend is consistently entertaining. San Diego State is my annual $20 sacrifice. I figure I’m likely one of few in the office taking them.
"I Have Just Been Shot" (1912)
unsustainable: I’m learning a lot today, via copy-editing a book for 8th graders. Did you know that Teddy Roosevelt was shot in the chest right before giving a speech in Wisconsin, and then gave the speech anyway? What a FUCKING BADASS. The speech is here: “I Have Just Been Shot” Neither Teddy nor I give a shit about hashtags, but, seriously, this is a pretty timely speech. It’s all about...
Conspiracists and speculators take note. On the possibility of more Radiohead in the near future. From the RA comments for Will’s review. (I didn’t come up with this.) “the matrix # when ordering was TKOL1. (giving it a 1 implies a different number is expected in their system some other time) the pre-order has a 2x10” available. generally, 10” records have a...