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Vi Hart Is Amazing

I’ve been following her YouTube channel for awhile now. She’s basically the modern Martin Gardner, but without the sour waspishness that he developed later in life. I first noticed her with one of her “Doodling in Math Class” videos (I think this one: Connecting Dots), but then, since I’ve been into Flexagons since my 7th […]

Phil Plait says

The wind is no longer at Voyager’s back. It’s in the heliosheath. This means that in a few years Voyager will have left the solar system and be in the interstellar medium. Amazing. He adds: Imagine! It was launched before personal computers were everywhere, before cell phones, before the internet! But it was given a […]