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The Sciences

Almost rising from my own ashes

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitDecember 14, 2008 9:34 PM


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Well, I'm back from my excursion to Phoenix, which was totally fun; I was part of a TV documentary shoot and I'll be posting videos and pix eventually. The only bad parts were not getting a chance to hang out with my friends Evo and Sheila (wrapping the shoot at 8:30 p.m. and having a 6:40 a.m. call time for the next morning puts a damper on the carousing), and the horrendous turbulence on the way home. I have been in bad turbulence before, but this was the first time I was seriously wondering if this Might Be It. We dive bombed a half dozen times, and got seriously tossed around. But I made it. I'm home, there's a beautiful coating of delicate snow on the ground, the Sun is struggling to break through, and I have a bazillion things to get done today. So I'll leave you for now with the podcast of the interview I did with Little Atoms. Here's the web page, and here's the direct link to the MP3 download.

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