Detecting a ‘Funeral Pyre’ Beacon — There's a story or two embedded in this piece from Centauri Dreams.
Hundreds of NASA's moon rocks reported missing — I've handled both lunar and Martian meteorite fragments, but I've never held a moon rock.
Big climate change could happen fast - and soon — Rush says otherwise, and he should know.
How can climate change denialism be explained? — The key word is denial, of course. Or ideology. Take your pick. Reality doesn't enter in to it.
To State Dept., WikiLeaks or Not, Secrets Are Secrets — Because, um, yeah. (Via
OWS Occupies the Department of Education — (Via
Romney Losing Among Fox News Viewers — (Via my Dad.)
Rick Perry and the Politics of Resentment — Ta-Nehisi Coates on conservatism and privilege.
?otd: What's a problem-free philosophy?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.75 (fitful plus napping)
Currently (re)reading: A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold