Podcasts for Geeks: Local edition

One of my goals has been, and remains, to launch a Nerdvana podcast. It was something I had hoped to kick off with the blog relaunch last month, but I’ve been so busy that it just didn’t materialize. Fortunately, there are plenty of other geeks out there who have this covered. And I do mean […]

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Mirror for Discovery Channel Telescope nears completion

Lowell Observatory photograph The Associated Press reports that engineers are putting the finishing touches on an ultrathin mirror that is a vital part of the Discovery Channel Telescope in Flagstaff. The instrument’s $44 million pricetag was partially responsible for layoffs earlier this year at Lowell Observatory, a National Historic Landmark site that is home to […]

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