Caturday’s Astrophenia: 2014/04/26

Well, it’s done. The initial setup of the six new blogs, with links here, is complete. They are: The Checkerboards of the Gods, The Exohuman Journal, The Hypershard Dispatches, The Gawds of Terra, The Impudent Algorithm, and We Are The Wavetouched.

I’ll start working on post-drafts, blogroll lists, categories, pages, and then make the blogs public when their debut entries are finished and ready for posting. Once they go public, I’ll make adjustments to the SM sharing settings, currently disabled, and all shall be ready.

Thanks to my friend Trisha Basu for giving me the idea for this little project. It should be much easier to keep my blogging on-topic with the use of more specialized sites from which to post, and no, I will not be publishing from each one at least once each day, but only as needed.

Supernova N49 (NASA, Chandra, 11/29/2006)
Supernova N49 (NASA, Chandra, 11/29/2006) (Photo credit: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center)

This site, my main WordPress blog, will continue to have the widest variation on content, and be the main place to show my fractals, but it’ll be nice to have places to post on places of my own elsewhere on the Web as well. Stay well, and stay brilliant, and I’ll be back on this site come Sunday.

Talotaa frang.

Ash and Lightning above an Icelandic Volcano

Massive Nearby Spiral Galaxy NGC 2841

The El Gordo Massive Galaxy Cluster

Arp 81: 100 Million Years Later

Lyrids in Southern Skies

Hubble’s Messier 5

Southern Annular Eclipse

Image of the Week:

Ring of Hot Blue Stars Pinwheels Around Yellow Nucleus of Hoag


Weekly Astrognuz:

Weekly Space Hangout – April 25, 2014: Asteroids, ISS Repairs & an Annular Eclipse

Can Iconic ‘Earthrise’ Photo Help Protect Earth from Asteroid Impacts?

Imagine What Could Be Done With a “Penny4NASA”

Powerful X-Flare Erupts On Sun’s Western Limb | Video

Now THIS is How You Hunt for Aurorae!

‘MarsFest’ Gives Public a Glimpse at Science in the Marslike Death Valley (Photos)

Gallery: Incredible Mirages In Space Show Dark Matter, Supernovas And Galaxies

5 Exoplanets Most Likely to Host Alien Life

Take a Look: Comet PANSTARRS K1 Swings by the Big Dipper this Week, Sprouts Second Tail

Curiosity Captures First Ever Asteroid Images from Mars Surface

Next Up for NASA’s Planet-Hunting Kepler Telescope: Finding Earth’s True Twin?

LADEE Sees Zodiacal Light before Crashing into Moon, but Apollo Mystery Remains

Alien Planet Kepler-186f: Complete Coverage of ‘Earth Cousin’ Discovery

Asteroids VS. Your Hometown: Fun but Frightening Graphics Compare Asteroid Sizes to Places on Earth

Buzz Aldrin Wants NASA Astronauts to Visit Asteroid in Deep Space

How Can We Live on Mars?

‘Graveyard’ on the Moon’s Far Side Welcomes NASA Spacecraft

Why Inflation Didn’t Get the Same Hype as the Higgs

Apollo 12 Astronaut’s Moon Mementos Up for Auction

Pingpong! How You Could Send Something Small High In The Atmosphere

US Military’s Bold Phoenix Satellite-Recycling Project Enters New Phase

How Many Moons Does Saturn Have?

NASA’s Spitzer, WISE Find Sun’s Close, Cold Neighbor

NASA Cassini Images May Reveal Birth of a Saturn Moon

For Hubble’s 24th Birthday: A Stellar Nursery Being Destroyed by the Stars It Created

The Cosmos in Video:

Weekly Astropicks:

Join in the Cassini Name Game

Students Design Radiation Shield for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft

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