Rim Fire, California

This natural-color satellite image of the drought-fueled Rim Fire was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Terra satellite on Aug. 25, 2013. The fire began on Aug. 17 and, as of Aug. 26, continues to burn on the Stanislaus National Forest, Yosemite National Park, and Bureau of Land Management and state responsibility land. Over 224 square miles have been affected. > Read more > Latest news and images: Fire and Smoke Image Credit: NASA/Jeff…

Rim Fire, California

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August – Book Haul #1

My first Book Haul is a mini one! Books mentioned in this video: * The Passage by Justin Cronin: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6690798-the-passage * Hor…

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Aeon Flux (2005)

Film: Aeon Flux (2005)

Aeon Flux kept cropping up on TV with some rather lukewarm reviews but I finally decided to watch it and make up my own mind. It is set in a future in which all but five million people had perished in a world-wide plague some four hundred years before. The survivors had been gathered together in one city, walled off from the rest of the world, and ruled by the hereditary Goodchild family who had originally developed the vaccine that…

Aeon Flux (2005)

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Asteroid Zips By Orion Nebula

This image shows the potentially hazardous near-Earth object 1998 KN3 as it zips past a cloud of dense gas and dust near the Orion nebula. NEOWISE, the asteroid-hunting portion of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, mission, snapped infrared pictures of the asteroid, seen as the yellow-green dot at upper left. Because asteroids are warmed by the sun to roughly room temperature, they glow brightly at the infrared wavelengths used by WISE. Astronomers use infrared light from…

Asteroid Zips By Orion Nebula

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Film: Aeon Flux (2005)

Film: Aeon Flux (2005)

Aeon Flux kept cropping up on TV with some rather lukewarm reviews but I finally decided to watch it and make up my own mind. It is set in a future in which all but five million people had perished in a world-wide plague some four hundred years before. The survivors had been gathered together in one city, walled off from the rest of the world, and ruled by the hereditary Goodchild family who had originally developed the vaccine that…

Film: Aeon Flux (2005)

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Experience the gripping world of Xarh in this first installment of the Consortium Chain trilogy. The Banthyk Union and Kingdom of Sarkrea are revealed as…

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NASA Astronaut and Research Pilot Gordon Fullerton Flies His Final Mission

In this Dec. 21, 2007 photograph, C. Gordon Fullerton capped an almost 50-year flying career, including more than 38 years with NASA, with a final flight in a NASA F/A-18. Fullerton, who was a NASA astronaut, research pilot and Air Force test pilot, died Aug. 21, 2013. He was 76. On this mission, Fullerton and Dryden research pilot Jim Smolka flew a 90-minute pilot proficiency formation aerobatics flight with another Dryden F/A-18 and a Dryden T-38, concluding with two low-level formation…

NASA Astronaut and Research Pilot Gordon Fullerton Flies His Final Mission

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