The outermost reaches of the Solar System, the Oort cloud and its size
Potentiall Hazardous Asteroids: A map of all known asteroids at least 140m across
Daniel Parry, navy.mil
Navy researchers demonstrate proof-of-concept in first flight of an internal combustion powered model aircraft fueled by a novel gas-to-liquid process that uses seawater as carbon feedstock. Read more…
Not content with perhaps the biggest scientific discovery of the decade, scientists at the Large Hadron Collide continue to search for new particles—and now they’ve found one that seems to be an entirely…
“Spartacus” premieres at West Side Theater in true open-night form on June 14, 1961. Klieg lights swept the sky over theater and television and radio broadcast covered first-nighters’ arrival. Featured in colorful activities outside theater were Keystoners Drum and Bugle Corps from Milton, shown here going through drill routine under the marquee. Times Tribune Archives
With the news of a new future for the former Moonshine theater on Adams Ave, got me thinking about another one of Scranton former great theater’s that was redeveloped. The theater is the West Side Theater that open in November 1, 1926.
Keith Olbermann says goodbye to David Letterman: Babe Ruth is Retiring
The New York Times:
In research soon to be published in the journal Management Science, we studied umpires’ strike-zone calls using pitch-location data compiled by the high-speed cameras introduced by Major League Baseball several years ago in an effort to measure, monitor and reward umpires’ accuracy. After analyzing more than 700,000 pitches thrown during the 2008 and 2009 seasons, we found that umpires frequently made errors behind the plate — about 14 percent of non-swinging pitches were called erroneously.