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Achenblog: August 30, 2009 - September 5, 2009

Astronauts in Sweat Pants

[Here's my story on NASA, just posted to the Web. I don't actually expect that someday we will go into orbit dressed like slobs -- we'll probably need helmets and stuff, right? -- but I can imagine that there...

By Joel Achenbach  |  September 4, 2009; 3:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (205)
 
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Hysterics On the Loose

Is it my imagination or in recent years has hysteria become the default response to anything even slightly controversial or offensive? So the head of Whole Foods says in an Op-Ed that he doesn't like the health care reform...

By Joel Achenbach  |  September 3, 2009; 8:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (287)
 
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Temporary Newsroom Relocation

Here's a shot of the temporary housing for Post reporters and editors while the newsroom is rebuilt. To find my new work space, you go in the main entrance at The Post, across the lobby, up some steps, down...

By Joel Achenbach  |  September 2, 2009; 8:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (195)
 
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California Burning

This is the view early this morning -- pre-dawn -- from the Towercam at Mt. Wilson, home to the 100-inch Hooker telescope used by Hubble to decode the secrets of the spiral nebulae. The L.A. Times has lots of...

By Joel Achenbach  |  September 1, 2009; 8:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (164)
 
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Guest Kit: The Camaro Saga, Continued

By Vijay Ravindran In July, Achenblog management was kind enough to publish my guest kit on the saga that was my search for a 2010 Camaro. I was an eager buyer. But the local Chevy dealers I contacted apparently weren't...

By Joel Achenbach  |  August 31, 2009; 12:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (118)
 
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