Archive for January, 2011

again: Astronomic Picture of the Day APOD

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

… here of January 27, 2011 – Published on

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. The picture of January 27, 2011 was so beautiful!

Hidden Treasures of M78 – Credit: European Southern Observatory ESO / Igor Chekalin - Explanation: … (full text).

Wer für alles offen ist, ist nicht ganz dicht

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Interview mit Michael Schmidt-Salomon* im Schweizer Tagesanzeiger, von Guido Kalberer (aktualisiert am 28.12.2010).

Grosse Fragen zum Jahreswechsel: Religionskritiker Michael Schmidt-Salomon über Light-Christen, abgewürgte Aufklärung im Islam und übertriebene Toleranz

Die Wiederkehr der Religionen heute muss ein Schock für einen Religionskritiker wie Sie sein.  Read the rest of this entry »

Statistics für alle HBB-blogs

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

per 20. Januar 2011 /18.32 h:   Read the rest of this entry »


Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Published on ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY, Thierry Legault’s home page.

Admire the Image of the solar transit of the International Space Station (ISS), taken from the area of Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman on January 4th 2011 at 9:09 UT, during the partial solar eclipse …

… The image shows three planes in space: the Sun at 150 million km, the Moon at about 400000 km and the ISS at 500 km …

German watchdog monitoring English Wikipedia

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Published on m & c, Jan 13, 2011:

Berlin – A German watchdog project announced on Thursday that it had begun monitoring the quality of the English-language online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
Wiki-Watch, a group operating from Viadrina University at Frankfurt-an-der-Oder on the Polish border, said its assessment of Wikipedia pages is entirely computerized … (full text).

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a CSETIweb-Interview

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Watch this William Pawelec Interview, 1.00,16 h
From: csetiweb, 14 décembre 2010.

Mr. William Pawelec was a U.S. Air Force computer operations and programming specialist with numerous credentials in security technologies and access control systems. He gave this interview with Dr. Greer prior to the 2001 National Press Club Disclosure event and asked that it not be released until after his death. We recently found out that Mr. William Pawelec passed away on May 22, 2007 and we received permission to release it in December 2010.

Humans Have Intentionally Modified Weather for Military Purposes and Climate Control for Decades

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Published on Global, by Washington’s Blog, January 5, 2011.

Weather modification is a well-known endeavor. For example, governments have been seeding clouds for decades to create more rain. And during warfare to create mud to slow the enemy’s ability to use roads. As the Guardian reported in 2001:  Read the rest of this entry »

Abu Dhabi Scientists Create Desert Rainstorms: Report

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Published on The Huffington Post, January 3, 2011.

Desert dwellers wishing to transform their arid surroundings into a profitable, crop-sustaining oasis have reportedly gotten one step closer to making that dream a reality, as Abu Dhabi scientists now claim to have created more than 50 artificial rainstorms from clear skies during peak summer months in 2010 … //  Read the rest of this entry »