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30 April 2015
The View From A Window at Le Gras Keeps Changing How We See the World
You must admit, It’s not a very good photo, but there is good reason for that, because it’s the first one. Ever. Joseph Neipce took it in Saint-Loup-de-Varennes in France, and he called it “A view from a window at Le Gras”. That photo was made a few weeks after the death of Thomas Jefferson in the summer of 1826, and while it may not look like much the science …
26 December 2013
Happy Christmas! A Christmas Present Attached
So what kind of gift can I give electronically to say thanks for reading my posts or following/re-tweeting my geeky weather and science posts? I thought about it for a while, and really my only other hobby besides weather is photography. If I were extremely wealthy I’d give everyone a gift card for books, but instead how about some pretty photos. Below are some snaps I’ve taken this year and …