‘Web Events’ Archive

Tea Party Twitter "Debate"

So I watched part of the Tea Party’s First Presidential Debate on Twitter, on 140townhall.com. Fun to watch. The comment stream in the right side-bar quickly drew all the attention away from the canned responses the candidates were giving, after their boring opening statements. Here’s a compilation of some of the funniest. Thousands of these […]

100 Hours of Astronomy: Around the World in 80 Telescopes

April 3rd marks the start of Around the World in 80 Telescopes, part of the International Year of Astronomy’s 100 Hours of Astronomy. Observatories in 15 countries spanning all the continents, as well as 11 observatories in space, will participate. The last stop of this journey will be the Palomar Observatory, run by the California […]