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Achenblog: September 6, 2009 - September 12, 2009

Two Words Change Everything

Obama said a lot of fine words last night. Joe Wilson, a South Carolina congressman, said just two, and they were ugly: "You lie!" But the two uglies may have as much impact as the many that were carefully...

By Joel Achenbach  |  September 10, 2009; 8:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (614)
 
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New Hubble Pictures

Big crowd here at NASA HQ where Sen. Mikulski and lots of NASA bosses are about to unveil the new Hubble pictures (you may recall they fixed some broken instruments and installed new ones a few months ago). You...

By Joel Achenbach  |  September 9, 2009; 11:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (183)
 
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Newsweek's Aliens

[A bulletin for space junkies: The Augustine Committee has released the executive summary of its report. Good news for the International Space Station. Am reading through it as we speak.] I spend 99.99 percent of my working life wrestling...

By Joel Achenbach  |  September 8, 2009; 11:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (151)
 
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Happy Labor Day

Labor Day is always bittersweet, partly because I almost invariably wind up working, which is contrary to the concept of the day, but mostly because it signals the end of summer and the arrival of the overscheduled season --...

By Joel Achenbach  |  September 7, 2009; 8:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (155)
 
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