Archive for April, 2003

The Attacks Begin! UPDATED!

The Italian Space Agency (ASI) surprised the world this week by actually existing.. it also announced that Italy’s BeppoSAX astronomy satellite would be hitting the Earth’s atmosphere as it falls from orbit sometime between 3:15 am Sydney time on April 30 (17:10 GMT on April 29) and midnight Sydney time on the same day (14:03 […]

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Improving on Perfection

This week, 50 years ago, a paper was published by Francis Crick and James Watson in the journal ‘Nature’. The information that these boffins put forth in the paper was to revolutionize the fields of Biology and Medicine as it contained a breakthrough in revealing how genetic information is passed down from generation to generation. […]

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Easter Egging

Just like the major news networks do at Christmas time, I thought that I’d scour the net looking for stories that convey the spirit of Easter.. but not being a religious dude I quickly discovered that I don’t really have a handle on what the actual ‘spirit’ of Easter really is.. so then I started […]

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Cutting Edge Space Travel!

It was a tough call on which category to put this guy under! Both ‘Boffin’ and ‘Stoopid’ would seem to have a valid claim on him… but then I was tempted too to make up an “extremely frikkin jealous” icon for it as well! To for-fill a life long desire to travel into space Steve […]

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