Opening up links on your phone typically means switching back and forth between apps and screens—Flynx makes the process less painful by queueing up articles in the background until you’re ready to read them. It works like Instapaper for Android, and lets you continue perusing Facebook, Twitter, or whatever else…
Featuring stunning proof that life sometimes imitates Far Side cartoons, this short piece on unusual giraffe deaths takes us through all the ways a creature with a long neck and no hands can perish, and there are some doozies.
For most of us, a hyperlink 404ing is a problem fixable with a quick visit to the Wayback Machine (or maybe just taking a walk away from the computer and reflecting on the importance of cat GIFs). But for academics, broken links present a more serious issue.
This week's Carnival of Space celebrates Cassini's birthday, bringing citizen science to a Maker Fair, getting up close and personal with the new Orbital Carbon Observatory, and more. Read on for stories on new technology, citizen science, and astronomical prettiness.
It's easy to forget neglect the wonder of our planet in the bustle of the every-day, until you stop to really think about the terrific forces at play to shape the world around us. Here's my quicklinks from around the web on amazing (and terrifying) things about our planet.
It's time for the weekly roving collection of astronomy-themed links from around the web, Carnival of Space! We're hosting this week, so here's the list:
This weeks' Carnival of Space #356 of astronomy-links from around the web is live, with stories on comet-photography, X-ray astronomy, aging of elliptical galaxies, and even a tidbit on Titan's atmosphere.
In May, you spent 11,575,989 minutes ogling astronomy and physics, learning about disasters and planetary science, and otherwise indulging in the eclectic topics of the Space site. My 90 days as a Recruit have been intense and fun, but are over. But I'm not leaving; I'm just changing job titles.
The Carnival of Space is a roving showcase of astronomy articles from space blogs around the web. It's a chance for us to share neat stories, meet new authors, and reach new audiences. This is the 355th week of delicious links for your browsing pleasure.
As always, a lot of things happened in astronomy and planetary sciences this week. Here's your weekly round-up of stories from my subsite, and anywhere else that was downright interesting.
The week is busy, and it's easy for news to slip through the cracks, so here's your dose of planetary science news in one tidy package for your viewing pleasure.
It's time for the weekly edition of In Case You Missed It from the Space subsite paired with links from around the web of news we didn't cover here. It was a slow-traffic week for Space this week, so if you read something you like, pass it along to a friend!
It's time for the weekly round-up of all things Space-related. Settle down with a warm beverage, and prepare to lose far too much time clicking through to stories you missed during weekday chaos.
It's time for another link-round-up of space-related stories that we didn't cover this week!
How is it Sunday already? Here's links to things that were cool and not discussed on Space this week:
Ready to lose time to all the space-related stories we didn't cover this week?
It's time for weekly space-links of astronomy and planetary science stories that we didn't cover on Space this week.
Astronomy & planetary science news this week that didn't make the Space subsite:
Google Docs (and Slides) just got an awesome, but subtle new trick. Now, every time you go to hyperlink a word, Google search results will automatically appear below your link box. Never open another tab to search for a Wikipedia page again.