Latitude March 29th, 2002 @ 11:08 pm PST
“When I’m playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales.” Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi
Longitude March 23rd, 2002 @ 6:18 pm PST
I finished reading Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel this afternoon. It is a wonderful book.
Titanic August 22nd, 2001 @ 2:56 pm PDT
Did you know that if you have an extra $35,000 in your pocket you can visit the Titanic with National Geographic? How cool would that be? “By 1,000 feet, all traces of sunlight will be gone and you will be immersed in total darkness. To conserve power, the MIR submersibles run without external lights, however, […]
Boston Shark July 23rd, 2001 @ 6:33 pm PDT
Chatham harbor master Stuart Smith said he could not recall a shark attack since he began working in 1988, but advised beachgoers to be alert and not to swim with the seals.