OUR SPACE: WISE spacecraft is now NEOWISE
Loyal Our Space readers will remember the excitement when the WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) spacecraft was launched in December 2009.
ROWLAND: My personal campaign to bring back the word stupid before it’s too late
A few weeks back, I went to the Second Sunday Concert Series at Washington Park in Macon.
HODGES: Uncle Gene — the stuff of legend
My Uncle Gene died last week, and he was the stuff of legend.
OUR SPACE: Mt. Wilson: Still cutting edge after all these years
These days every school kid knows that our solar system is just one of many — a quite unremarkable bunch of planets around an ordinary main sequence star, somewhere out there in the suburbs of the galaxy.
So at my age I forget a few things
First, let me clear up a few things from last week’s column.
RICHARDSON: Running the mighty rapids of Oconee
In 1971 Lake Oconee was just a gleam in the eye of the Georgia Power Company.
OUR SPACE: Another two bite the dust
It’s retirement time up there in space — these days we bid our final fondest farewells to two spacecraft loyal OUR SPACE readers will recall from past discussions: ocean explorer Jason 1 and galaxy hunter GALEX.
HODGES: My time to die
I just watched a video posted on Facebook titled “When It’s Not Your Turn to Die.”
Life skills learned in the rural south
Growing up in rural Georgia helped me acquire certain skills that have made me a much more productive citizen.
A king by any other name is, well, maybe a grandson
I guess by now you know this past week the royal couple gave birth to the latest heir to the throne in Great Britain.
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