Posts filed under “Science”

Hurricane Tracker

While we are enjoying spectacular weather this weekend (I am on the beach as this is set to launch), Gulf Coast residents are dealing with a major Hurricane bearing straight down on New Orleans. 

So related to that unfortunate weather situation, check out this very neat interactive-infographic from MSNBC:

Msnbc_hurricane_tracker

National Hurricane Center advisories are used to automatically update this Virtual Earth Map. See the locations, windspeeds and forecast paths for all active hurricanes.

Category: Science

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving presentation, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals.

Randy finally lost his battle to cancer early Friday morning . . .

For more, visit www.cmu.edu/randyslecture.

 

Previously:
Randy Pausch, Final Lecture
http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2008/05/randy-pausch-re.html

Randy Pausch Reflects   
http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/2008/05/randy-pausch-re.html

Category: Psychology, Science, Video

Manhattanhenge

Category: Science

Quote of the Day: Knowledge, Science, Enlightenment

Category: Financial Press, Politics, Science

Iowa Floodwaters

Category: Commodities, Science

World Clock

Category: Science, Web/Tech

Active Denial System: non-lethal, directed-energy weapon

Category: Science, War/Defense, Web/Tech

Reconciling Cold Weather and a Warming Climate

Yesterday, I criticized those who made the claim that ““Twelve-month long drop in world temperatures wipes out a century of warming” in my usual understated and charming way. I have to admit that the responses surprised me. First, I had no idea so many people rabidly disbelieve that 1) climate change is occurring and 2)…Read More

Category: Psychology, Science, Technical Analysis

Global Warming Denialists: We Suck at Math Also!

Category: Politics, Quantitative, Science, Technical Analysis

Strange December

Category: Science