Monthly Archives: April 2009

F.A.Q. Landslide Runout Analysis

Although I’ve found a surprising number of landslide-bloggers (my favourite is Dave’s), google searches on the DAN-W and DAN3D software packages seem to drop people here. I’m fairly regularly getting comments asking how to go about modeling particular landslides, or … Continue reading

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In Vancouver, the action will be at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre on Saturday, May 2nd from noon until late. The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is hosting a free public outreach event including night observations with telescopes (weather permitting) … Continue reading

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The Problem with Cables

This is a common story, but well-executed: the problem with cables.

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Knitting & Mathematics!

Making Mathematics with Needlework is a book that uses knitting to illustrate mathematical principals. I haven’t gotten my paws on it yet, but you know I want to.

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Best of the Earth Observatory

Oooh, look! Pretty pictures! To celebrate the 10th anniversary, NASA’s Earth Observatory is taking votes on their very best Image of the Day. Some of these are familiar to me, resonating with the familiarity of Apollo’s “Earthrise,” while others are … Continue reading

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