Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Tenacious detective is top cop

Tri-Valley Herald Online - More Local News: "Tenacious detective is top cop" - Nice story about a good cop.

Hands On: Play Pumps - South Africa

Hands On: Play Pumps - South Africa - This is a great invention - it is a kid's Merry- Go-Round that also pumps fresh water for a village.

UA Engineering Alum Pilots Martian Rover

Engineering Alum Pilots Martian Rover: "The solar system's coolest field trip started in January when two NASA rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, rolled onto the surface of Mars.

They were delivered there by interplanetary valet, Chris Lewicki, who graduated from UA in 2000 with a master's degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Lewicki, flight director on NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers Mission, was in charge of events from the time the landers bounced onto the ground until the rovers left tracks in the soil."

Monday, February 16, 2004 Books | Building a better Bush Books | Building a better Bush: "How an Andover-Yale preppy, scion of one of our nation's most powerful families, was reinvented as a straight-shootin' Texan with 'regular guy' values"

Metafilter is down!

Metafilter, my favorite site on the net, has been down for more that a week. It is the first link in my right sidebar - so it is probably clicked on more than any others.

Normally I remove dead links - but I have faith that Matt will get Metafilter back up and running - so I am leaving it for now.