Got interested in orbital mechanics the other day… Might do a print based on the Kármán Line, the altitude of 100 km / 62.1 miles which arbitrarily sets the boundary between “Earth” and “space”. Here’s a section, showing the Kármán Line and the thickness of the Earth’s crust, to scale.
The end of another semester, one started out with a rash of missed classes because of crazy winter weather, but slowly managed to unfold into a pretty successful time, if stressful. So to celebrate the end, and to enjoy a nice clean press room thanks to my Extension School students, I ran a couple of
There was a Photoshop contest over at Fark.com today to make up an “official” flag for the whole planet. Most of the entries were snarky, as befits the location, but I used my average continental colors to come up with something a little more interesting: The stripes represent each continent in proportion, starting with Eurasia