Monthly Archives: March 2012

Soviet Venus Images

Some great pictures here of Venus from the Russian probes. Now reprocessed with modern image techniques. Especially like the panorama view. Check out the site below.     —- Venera-9 was the first lander to photograph the surface of Venus,…

Data scientist carves out new life as sculptor

In the beginning, Edward Tufte kept his focus two-dimensional. As an accomplished statistician and scientist, he was renowned for creating charts, graphs and schematics that helped companies and governments find patterns and problems. In his role consulting for organisations like…

The Man Who Saved Geometry | Doc Studio

Great Documentary…. Geometry: circles and triangles, protractors and Pythagoras. By the middle of the 20th century, it all looked dead. The excitement in math had moved to computers and chaos theory. But one man – Donald Coxeter – kept the…

Goodman Furnace Flame Sensor

Wow. To purchase this direct, $14. Purchase via a service provider, $150 (with installation). Ok, it is gas, and I do not know what I am doing, so would have trouble installing myself, however this is quite a mark up….…