Archive for date: September 16, 2004


September 16, 2004 | Blogging, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

For the moment, comments to my weblog are disabled. This is because I have an IP spoofing spammer who has been hammering my website, posting comments on each and every blog entry on my website. Hey, you, moron, if you are reading this: I have comment moderation enabled. I always did. Nobody is going to […]

Gill – Six Months in Ascension

September 16, 2004 | Astronomy, Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Those clever lads and lasses at Metafilter had a very cool link to Isabel Gill’s Six Months in Ascension, written in 1877. Sir David Gill went to the island to observe Mars to determine its distance from the sun more accurately, and his wife Isabel went along to help out. This peek into a Victorian […]