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Thursday, March 29, 2007
  Richard Dawkins Explains 'The God Delusion'
NPR : Richard Dawkins Explains 'The God Delusion' - If you're at all interested in hearing what Richard Dawkin's has to say about God, check out this audio interview... 38 minutes...
Thursday, March 15, 2007
  Heading back to Jamaica!

We're off to Jamaica again next week, leaving Sunday the 18th... Really looking forward to it, we're going back to FDR Pebbles again...

I'm not planning on bring any tech gear with me, aside from the Camera, so I won't be blogging at all while I'm down there, will post some pics to Flickr when I get back... I promise!

FYI - Just cuz I'm not blogging as much lately doesn't mean you can't still see the stuff that I'm reading... Check out my Google Reader gadget on the right-side of the page... As I read articles from various RSS Feeds, I can quickly just click a 'share' button on the ones that I find interesting and they appear in this list on the right - and if you sign-up for a Google Reader account, you can subscribe my blogs, and shared items in your Google reader... It's a great way to consume information, post a comment if you give it a try, would love to hear what other people think of it, what feeds you're subscribing to, etc...
Thursday, March 01, 2007
  I saw Saturn last night, how about you?

I took the family last night to York University's Observatory to check out some space stuff.

The Observatory hosts free public viewing sessions each Wednesday night (time is dependent upon the season - aka when it gets dark)

We looked at a variety of celestial objects including Saturn (which sort of looked like the picture I've uploaded here, not quite this detailed, but the rings were CLEARLY visible), you could also see dots of light around it that were, in fact, moons of Saturn. We also looked at a star cluster called 'M41', betelgeuse, the Moon, and a Nebula that was formed by a star that had exploded! Neat stuff!

The girl, (I imagine a student / teachers assistant), who lead the viewings was very informative, open to questions and great with the kids...

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