The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

I love science. Whether it’s anthropology, meteorology, sociology, psychology, chemistry, oceanography, astronomy… you name it, I’m fascinated by it. I wish I realized that as a child. In public school, I viewed science as just another damned subject I had to get through. And my teachers didn’t inspire enthusiasm. I might have taken another path …

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The other night the Perseid meteor shower was going to be at its peak around 2 am. I love a good meteor shower. I tried to get a couple of friends to join me, and they all sort of looked at me askance. It made me sad, because I really wasn’t just asking for star-gazing …

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Cool Science

The View from a Drawbridge

Wow! How did I not know about this before? Thanks to the power of the internet, little old me (and little old you, for that matter) can help scientists make some pretty amazing breakthroughs. Seriously, you have to check out the Zooniverse website. From there, you can link in to any number of amazing projects. …

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