Category: 21st Century Mass Media

Nero Redivivus : Saint Paul, Saint Peter, and the Malemute

Nero Redivivus : Saint Paul, Saint Peter, and the Malemute

In an effort to learn more about Earth’s ionosphere, scientists and engineers launched a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket on June 29, 2017 at 4:25 AM US Eastern time. The rocket lifted off from Wallops Island, Virginia; the rocket carried with it 10 canisters of barium, strontium, and cupric-oxide.  Once airborne and roughly eight minutes into …

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Virbius and Octagonal: A Potential Tribute to Rex Nemorensis

Virbius and Octagonal: A Potential Tribute to Rex Nemorensis

One of this past weekend’s news items included the following story:  Octagonal dies Aged 24.  Octagonal, known as the ‘Big O,’ was a champion, New Zealand-bred thoroughbred stallion that won multiple races during the 1990’s.  Born on October 8, 1992, Octagonal’s career included a “second placing in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, his 28th start, with …

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