Education

SpaceX Rides again

The whole video is instructive but you can track the highlights with the mission track bar at the bottom – the booster landing sequence starts around 22 minutes.  This is a long way from my entire elementary school crowding into the multipurpose room to watch the Mercury launches on a small black and white TV. […]

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Joe K’s points to ponder

Our long time radio buddy Joe Kirkish (who was responsible for starting the first campus radio station at MTU back in the day) had some interesting items in a recent edition of Over 60 in the Nov 21, 2015 Daily Mining Gazette. For starters, he discusses how flippantly folks use the term ‘billion’ as in ‘billions […]

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An education fail story – sort of –

INTERESTING FIRST PERSON EDUCATION STORY – taken from HuffPost – ker I graduated from high school as a failed student. When I describe the state of my education from that time I borrow a line from the Woody Allen film Love and Death because “I couldn’t write my name in the ground with a stick.” Now I […]

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