Archive for date: September 1, 2005

Astrophotographs from Australia

September 1, 2005 | My Photos | By: Mark VandeWettering

While looking for an entirely different CD full of image, I uncovered the original PhotoCD that my friend Jeff Eaton and I made when we went to Australia. It has thirty four images that we took while we were at Grove Greek Observatory. I spent an embarrassing amount of time getting them converted into JPEG […]

Drowning New Orleans

September 1, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Scientific American published this article back in 2001. A major hurricane could swamp New Orleans under 20 feet of water, killing thousands. Human activities along the Mississippi River have dramatically increased the risk, and now only massive reengineering of southeastern Louisiana can save the city Sigh.