Returning the “Silent Sentinel” to Active Duty

The TIROS Dish in Wall, NJ, Points to the Moon at Dusk. The Dish has Been Called “The Silent Sentinel.” [photo: Nancy J. Graziano]

Situated on the south shore of New Jersey’s Shark River lies 37 acres of land known as Camp Evans. On April 1, 2015, I was priviledged to attend the dedication ceremony […]

Can You Understand Me Now?

As hands-free devices have become the norm in today’s world, I think we have all experienced the frustration felt by Howard in the following clip from The Big Bang Theory:

Although we have not yet achieved the level of sophistication anywhere near that portrayed by the Enterprise’s computer, voice recognition technology has […]

To Boldly Go…

Each year, the last week of January marks two very somber and difficult anniversaries for manned spaceflight. Today, I simply pay tribute to all who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in pursuit of man’s quest to “boldly go where no one has gone before…”

Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger […]

Embrace – Don’t Fear – Change

For the last week or so, I have been struggling with what to write about next. I don’t want to bore folks with a series of mindless ramblings that provide no more quality content than some Facebook posts. I honestly hope to publish quality posts that, when appropriate, are supported by research […]

NASA and Innovation

If I were to ask you what NASA has contributed to the world over the last 50+ years, what is the first thing that would come to mind?

The Space Shuttle? The Hubble Space Telescope? Cool photographs of deep space objects millions of light years away? Tang?

Would it surprise you to know that technology […]

Science is COOL!

This past weekend (October 18-21, 2013,) I attended my first-ever GeekGirlCon in Seattle, Washington. As someone with a deeply rooted love of all things science, this seemed like a great fit for me. And I was NOT disappointed.

I first learned of GGC this past summer from CosmoQuest’s Dr. Nicole Gugliucci (aka, The Noisy Astronomer,) […]