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Going to Atlanta

If schedules and weather agree, I’m on the way to Atlanta, Georgia in a week. I’ll be staying with relatives, so I won’t be immediately downtown near all the action. However, I will have a rental car, so side adventures … Continue reading

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Discovery Channel: When We Left Earth – The NASA Missions

http://dsc.discovery.com/tv/nasa/nasa.html This new six part mini-series starts tonight, hopefully you can view it in HD. Off-planet is probably the ultimate travel journey for everyone. If I could do everything over, I’d find a way to be an astronaut.

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More jellyfish

After Thursday’s look at the Moon Jellyfish, let’s see what another local species looks like. Instead of careful cultivation for pretty display samples, here are some less aesthetically-pleasing jellyfish straight from the ocean. The Black Sea Nettle (Chrysaora achlyos, wiki) … Continue reading

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Nearing the end of the Master’s thesis… deal-io… thing…

The lack of postings is due to business before pleasure. In other words, I made a massive push to finish my thesis for my Masters Degree. If you’re wondering, the title is “Phytoplankton community changes in San Francisco Bay observed … Continue reading

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Cruise & Australia trip day 03

Packing for a large research cruise takes a long time, unpacking can take even longer. To get there, we sent a standard shipping container (the 20-footers you see on cargo ships) loaded with equipment to San Diego ahead of us. … Continue reading

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I love Discovery Channel

This is no surprise. I talk about it enough. It seems they did something for me as well. I like to check my blog stats to see how many hits it gets. In doing this yesterday, I noticed something highly … Continue reading

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