Archive for December 2011

Jupiter approach!

Trippy footage of Jupiter shot from the Voyager 1 space ship in 1979. The black spots are the shadows of Jupiter’s moons passing between the planet and the sun. The white spots are the moons themselves. The video consists of 60 still images shot on consecutive Jupiter rotation periods – […]

Party rockers and revolutions

My abiding memory of the year 2011 is trying to party a bit less, on the understanding that this wasn’t 2010, which will surely go down as our fair and awesome nation’s most exciting year ever.             As it turned out, I partied a bit more. We seem to have […]