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Now That’s Rocket Science: An Interview with JPL’s Erisa Hines

Last month, after publishing my interview with NASA’s Steve Collins, I promised a second interview with another member of the JPL Curiosity Rover team. Today, we finally get that interview with Erisa Hines, a key member of the JPL team that landed the rover on Mars. If you’ve been living under a rock the past couple [...]

Assassin’s Creed Parkour

(YouTube link) Some guys are so good at Parkour that they make our jaws drop. Then there’s Ronnie Shalvis, who takes it to another level by doing it dressed as Altair from Assassin’s Creed. You can see a behind the scenes video as well. -via The Daily What Geek

Galactic Storm

This is fantastic – and since it’s impossible to capture the grandeur of the image on Neatorama’s teeny 500 pixel-wide image format, we won’t even try. Instead, you should head on over to Earth Science [...]

Nothing Is True: An Assassins Creed Song

(YouTube link) As the description at YouTube says, “Blending was never Altair’s strong suit.” I don’t know anything about the video game Assassin’s Creed, but I still got a kick out of this funny geeky song! -Thanks, Eisenstein!

10 Possible Sources of "Avatar" in Classic Science Fiction

“QUANTUM SHOT” #604Link – by Avi Abrams Going beyond the obvious comparisons with “Ferngully” and “Dances with Wolves” By now many of you have seen James Cameron’s epic “Avatar” and marveled at its breakthrough 3D immersion technology. Visually, the movie is beyond breathtaking. Perhaps it can even be compared to the advent of wide screen in movie [...]