WARNING: Click here to watch video The song running through my head when picturing this video was “Unmarked Helicopters”. Initially, I remembered this as an XTC song (Wrong! That was Helicopter on Drums and Wires). The actual song is part of the X-Files soundtrack that also includes the marvellous Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds with Red Right Hand. Enough. This very short video features two in our series of WARNINGS tee’s. The first comes from Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. As readers may recall, ICE 9 was developed by the military to freeze swamps and help GI’s to...
We recently observed the amazing composite image using NASA’s Chandra X-ray data, and we couldn’t help but imagine this star in the Aquarius constellation as an "eye"…possibly an ancient Egyptian eye. Some rudimentary PhotoShop takes this premise one step further. The story behind this fascinating binary star that brings together a white dwarf and a giant red star can be found here: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2017/raqr/
Indeed, we hit the "launch button" on June 30, 2017...and the rest is history. Err, a history that is yet to happen, let alone be documented. I digress...something I do often and quite enjoy. Here's a video we did to commemorate this momentous occasion:
We've narrowed our topics down to a manageable shortlist to help get this puppy launched. Our ideas are grouped under: Science and Technology Arts and Letters Social Studies, and Pop Culture Stay tuned...Cryptic and Droll