Sunday, March 7, 2010

March 7

Here's a birthday nod for Alan Hale, comet hunter; he identified over 200 comets in his career. A former Navy man, he worked on several projects including the Voyager probe before he earned his PhD in astronomy. The most famous discovery of his, (Comet Hale-Bopp, also independently discovered by Thomas Bopp), he discovered from his driveway. You might never know what's in front of your eyes until you know how to look...
In honor of the Professor, let's get out the glowsticks and bop along to "Hale Bopp", a Goa trance track by Der Dritte Raum:

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