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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Rick Green: Snow Storm From Space, Courtesy NASA

    Q&A: JPL's Charles Elachi maps out the scientific frontier

    Q&A: JPL's Charles Elachi maps out the scientific frontier
    Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La CaƱada Flintridge spent a busy year in 2014 launching new missions and receiving data that will forever change the way we think about the planets in our solar system and the universe beyond. At the...

    Dazzling! NuSTAR captures sun's portrait in solar X-rays

    Dazzling! NuSTAR captures sun's portrait in solar X-rays
    It’s time to see the sun in a whole new light – X-ray light. NASA’s NuSTAR space telescope has taken a stunning portrait of our home star in high-energy X-rays. The related research, presented at the American Geophysical Union...

    Christmas helps battle moments of gloom

    Not long after some grumpy administrative Grinch at the University of Maine warned employees against the placement of "religious-themed" decorations on campus — including candy canes — NASA announced that Christmas lights have become so bright...