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Archive for July, 2015

Frontier Explorer issue 13 Available —

By the time you’re reading this, I’m off camping in Yosemite National Park with my family.  (Edit: Actually, I’m back.  For some reason, I forgot to hit the publish button on the post after I scheduled it so it didn’t post on Tuesday.  Here it is now.)  The preparation for that, combined with the rest [...]

Community Game Design —

Have you ever wanted to be part of a RPG game design project?  Do you have an interest in building a science fiction RPG?  Have you ever wanted to watch that process as it unfolds even if you’re not participating?  If so, you’re in luck.  My friend Bill Logan, just started up a new community [...]

New Horizions Reaches Pluto —

If you’ve been following my twitter feed (@dagorym), you’ll have noticed that I’ve been tweeting a lot using the #NewHorizons and #PlutoFlyby hashtags about the New Horizons mission to Pluto.  By the time you’re reading this the closest approach encounter will be over, although we may not have the first images back yet. Needless to [...]

How to Determine the Mass of a Planet —

In my post on calculating planetary orbital periods, I mentioned that I might do a post on determining the mass of the planet.  Well, here it is.  And like that process, it sounds a lot harder than it really is.  So let’s dive in. What’s Needed In order to calculate the mass of your planet [...]