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Event: Science on Saturday, January 14

I haven’t posted much lately, but hopefully that will change soon. There are some interesting developments in the works, and if they work out, I’ll have some interesting stuff to tell you about. In the meanwhile, I wanted to tell … Continue reading

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Starfest 2011

Let me say first that I was utterly unprepared for the sheer scope and size of Starfest. We drove about 3 hours outside of Toronto into what must surely have been determined to be the exact middle of nowhere, but … Continue reading

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Some (possible) upcoming events

I wanted to let you know about a couple of potential and a couple of definite upcoming things, from here at “User’s Guide” headquarters: Potential: Our editors are thinking about pitching an audiobook version of the “User’s Guide” for audible.com … Continue reading

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Teen Author Series Recap

Jeff and I had a great time at the Kingsessing Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia today where we gave our Field Family Teen Author Series talk. The deal (in case you don’t want to follow the link) is … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Science Festival

Greetings, all. In case you’ve somehow missed the fanfare, starting next week, from April 15-28, Philadelphia will be hosting the 1st (annual?) Philadelphia Science Festival. Drexel is a partner, as is the Franklin Institute, and a ton of other Philly … Continue reading

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Good questions from kids

I put a question to my 10 year old godson (in as much as an atheist can have a godson), and I’ll put the same question to all of you: what should Jeff and I talk about when we do … Continue reading

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Philly NerdNite

Hey Philly people. Don’t know what to do after the snowpocalypse? How about coming to see us at Philly NerdNite. Where: The Field House, 1150 Filbert When: Thursday, January 13. Doors open at 7:30. The show start at 8. How: … Continue reading

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Are you ready to rock? Then this might not be the place for you.

Or it may. Jeff and I are very excited to be speaking at the 2nd Nerd Nite Philly, Thursday January 13th at the Field House at 1150 Filbert Street in Center City Philadelphia. Here’s the idea, for a nominal $5 … Continue reading

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Rittenhouse Astronomical Society Talk: "The Dark Side of the Universe"

Hi everybody, or everybody in Philly. This Wednesday, I’ll be giving a talk to the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society on “The Dark Side of the Universe.” Come learn about dark matter and dark energy, and (weather permitting) look through the scopes … Continue reading

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Talk this Saturday: Cosmology and Crackpots

Good news, everyone! I’ll be giving a talk this Saturday, the 20th, 2pm at the Philadelphia Association for Critical Thinking. The talk will be held in the Bonnel Building of the Community College of Philadelphia. The subject will be “Cosmology … Continue reading

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