Archive for date: June 5, 2010

A question from the ballgame…

June 5, 2010 | Baseball | By: Mark VandeWettering

Can someone (preferably somebody whose very keen on baseball, especially sabermetrics) answer me a question? Tonight I was at the game between the Athletics and Twins in Oakland. After trailing 1-3, the A’s score twice in the bottom of the eighth inning to tie the game up going into the ninth. Danny Valencia strikes out. […]

Amateur Astronomers Detect Jupiter Impact

June 5, 2010 | Astronomy | By: Mark VandeWettering

Two different amateur astronomers detected an object impacting Jupiter on June 3.   Catch the video: it’s pretty impressive, and shows that amateurs can make interesting observations of our universe.    If you haven’t looked through a telescope lately (or a good one) this video shows the role that atmospheric conditions play.   As you watch carefully, fine […]