Road kit

I just finished testing and putting together my road kit, as seen above. Can anyone guess what it is for? UPDATE: Ok I think I have enough guesses. “Coyote” nailed it pretty well. Good job Warren. The road kit is packaged for getting on an airplane, hopefully I’ll be able to explain it well enough…

Scientists trace cosmic rays to massive black holes

Above: (artist conception) Astronomers have discovered the biggest black hole orbiting a star 1.8 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Cassiopeia, with a record-setting mass of 24 to 33 times that of our Sun. Henrik Svensmark is probably pleased to know where there source of cosmic rays is. Knowing that may help him hone his theory…

NASA blows wads of cash on celebration parties

From Slashdot: “NASA spends between $400,000 and $1.3 million on a party at every shuttle launch, according to CBS. Select personnel are treated to 5 days at a 4 star hotel. This year alone, they’ve spent $4 million on parties. NASA asked for, and was given, $1 billion more from the Senate this year. NASA…