Category Archives: meteor

Pyrrhic Pitching

   In which StarBear searches for her Oomph! Are we prepared for the next mass extinction? Will StarBear be there for us next time?! Advertisements

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Happy HollyDays!

Amazing! See the tasty slice here: Scientists have Finally Sampled The Most Abundant Material on Earth, Motherboard, via Digg.

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Eau de Vie Pur Fume

Well, if Kazimir Malevich can have one, so can out-of-this-world StarBear!   Related articles Kazimir Malevich’s Little-Known Perfume Bottle Malevich At Tate Modern Malevich review an intensely moving retrospective Kazimir Malevich: the man who liberated painting Malevich: Master of the … Continue reading

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A Wee Break

Give it up to Chris Hadfield:

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Friday Frustule

H/T to Cells Retrieved From Stratosphere Are Alien Life Scientists Claim (Discover Blogs) Related articles Astrobiologists Claim to Have Found Extraterrestrial Life Form in Earth’s Stratosphere (sci-news.com) Proof of alien life? You need a lot more evidence than that (talesfromthelou.wordpress.com) Proof … Continue reading

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StarBear @ the KaffeeBar on the Beach

So…life from Mars? I wouldn’t bet on it, but the idea that life began on Mars & flew here by meteorite is not totally silly http://t.co/hbQHe3HyOp — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) August 29, 2013 StarBear also features in the Tardigrada Newsletter this … Continue reading

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Show’er Meteor?

Mmm: STARBEARID’S not there…Great balls of fire! (Jerry Lee Lewis) Related articles Can you hear a meteor? (sott.net) Fireballs are flying — and Perseid meteor shower hasn’t even peaked (nbcnews.com) Perseid meteor shower should dazzle stargazers (nbcnews.com) Get ready for … Continue reading

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MAVEN Haiku

Only a few days left to send your haiku to Mars! (h/t to NPR)   Related articles Haikus In Space (sandrabranum.wordpress.com) Send your name to Mars with MAVEN (piedtype.com) Haiku to Mars (antoinecassar.wordpress.com) How to Send a Haiku to Mars … Continue reading

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A P/2010 A2-Shaped Haiku

Hat Tip to NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope suspected asteroid collision picture, and to Antoine Cassar’s Haiku to Mars article. Related articles Send Your Haiku to Mars! (geeksaresexy.net) Strange asteroid has a tail 620,000 miles long! (science.nbcnews.com) Send Your Haiku To … Continue reading

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Impacts to Avoid, if Possible…

The past week has provided a shower of asteroid and meteorite news, apart from insights into the awaited Asteroid 2012 DA14. StarBear’s meteoroid was hardly big enough to have caused the extinction of even one dinosaur. But let’s try to see … Continue reading

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