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20May/050

Brainwagon Radio: Philips DVP642 and the Commercialization of Podcasting

Where your host describes his new DVD player which can play DivX video, rants about the commercialization of podcasting and finishes up with a few brief comments on Revenge of the Sith.

20May/050

Smile and Say “Olympus Mons”!

NASA does churn out some fairly interesting snapshots from their Mars missions, and this is no exception. The Mars Orbiter Camera onboard the Mars Global Surveyor snapped a picture of the Mars Odyssey as it went zipping by in orbit. Because the camera acquires images line by line, it actually appears twice in a single frame. Each image is about 7.5 seconds and 31 miles apart.

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