We all know the Tusk enjoys the study of past catastrophes but is less interested in blogging on space borne threats to our future. The intellectual real estate of future apocalypse — Repent! — is too well populated on the internet for us.
But great TV is great […]
The recent comments from Jonny on the Tusk are some of the most insightful internet analysis anywhere regarding the orbit of Comet ISON and somewhat related matters. I recommend the developing thread to anyone who cares to stand in awe of intelligence beyond our own.
The painting on the left, by the 17th […]
Newton’s Great Comet of 1680
Update: A couple of useful links and a popular article on the subject.
I just learned of the discovery of Comet ISON which has apparently electrified the astronomy world for months. What then caught my eye was a paper from David Eichler of Ben Gurion […]