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The Titius-Bode Law

16 Jul TB Law

One of my favorite turned-out-to-be-not-true moments of all astronomical history: the Titius-Bode Law.

Makes me want to go join the Celestial Police.

Also, because you can almost not see it, my shirt says ‘Pluto/1930-2006/Revolve in Peace’.  😀

Philolaus and Antichthon

4 Jun Cosmogony

So I thought maybe I’d talk about my favorite old school Greek cosmogony today.  It’s pretty badass, but I don’t want to give anything away… watch the video!

Also, yes, I know that Galileo didn’t drop balls off the leaning Tower of Pisa.  It’s just a good depiction.  Hope you like it! Let me know what you think! And as always, if you have a suggestion for a video, please let me know.

See you next Tuesday!  🙂

A Brief Overview of Recent Discoveries (1.5)

21 May Jupiterian moons with known orbits

And now for Part 2 of the first episode of the Nerd Next Door (because I made it waaaaaay too long…)

You can find links to all the cool stuff I used if you click the actual link and go to YouTube.  Other than that, I’ll see you next Tuesday!  🙂

A Brief Overview of Recent Discoveries (1.0)

14 May Many Galaxies

This is the first ever episode of Nerd Next Door edited and put out there!  (It is however the second to be filmed so… it’s kind of like that episode of TNG where you see Lt. Yar waving goodbye even though she doesn’t die until the next episode aired, which was actually filmed before Skin of Evil….)

It’s like that.

Hope you like it!