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Achenblog: October 18, 2009 - October 24, 2009

Remind Me Why I'm Not Here More

A recent sunrise at Assateague. I used to be a sunset guy, but now I live for the dawn. I know most people are "civil twilight" junkies, but I'm also a fan of the nautical twilight (the astronomical twilight...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 24, 2009; 8:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (244)
 
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Guest Kit: Life After Newspapers

[My friend, former editor, and former housemate Tom Shroder -- yeah, you should have seen us back in the day, we were awesomely huge, we ROCKED the Grove (or were we total losers? don't answer that!) -- has graduated...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 23, 2009; 12:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (67)
 
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Waiting For Augustine

At 1 p.m. today the Augustine committee releases the full report of its review of NASA's human space flight program. Big news in the space world. I'll go to the presser. In the meantime I came across something I...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 22, 2009; 11:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (163)
 
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Fox On Rocks

A fox at Great Falls, perched on a bedrock shelf above the Potomac. He was so little he could have fit in a purse. Seriously, I've seen hamsters bigger than this fox. I've been bitten by chiggers that were...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 22, 2009; 9:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
 
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The outsider

After work last night I walked up 14th Street to find a place to type. I wanted to check out the new wine bar, Cork, but, tragically, it was closed (either because it was a Monday night or because...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 20, 2009; 7:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (194)
 
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Planets, Planets Everywhere

But it's weird how many of them lack Tiki bars or anything of the sort. Like, what's the point??? Here's the short piece I filed to the Web this morning. The gist: Astronomers are finding planets by the dozen....

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 19, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (162)
 
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