Quote of the day

Speaking about theory versus practice: “I tend to get my hands dirty, rather than get my mind dirty” – John Bosley, of the BLS

Iapetus = Yonada?

This is wacky. I’m sitting in a meeting & surfing with some small fraction of my attention bandwidth, surfing NASA’s Cassini site, and came across this press release about Iapetus, one of Saturn’s moons. Here’s a better photo. As if Iapetus wasn’t weird enough before, what with having the leading hemisphere completely black and the trailing hemisphere completely white, now it also has a seam? When I was a kid.. Read More