If you registered to get your name sent up with NASA’s LRO and/or Kepler missions, here are the links to the photos:
Twisst – a cool service that tweets you when the International Space Station will be passing you overhead, based on the location information on your Twitter account bio. As the ISS is naked-eye visible as a moving bright light in the night sky, and can be tracked by binoculars, popping outside to watch it transit could be a neat trick for the kids. Cleaning up my location info and following @twisst is definitely on my todo list.
I stumbled across an article, in Wired, about an online engine that prepares answers – in realtime – to questions submitted to the site much like a search engine outwardly functions.
Incredibly smart stuff – check out Wolfram Alpha.
7Timer! makes Apanel (Astroweather Panel) available online – a cloud cover and seeing predictor for locations around the globe.
NASA’s Glory mission seems to be still taking submissions for sending your name on board the satellite that will orbit the earth:
Quite a good chart with gaming performance comparisons of nVidia, ATI, and Intel laptop graphics cards is available here.