Saturday Open Thread

Albert Einstein and his daughter become citizens of the United States rather than return to Germany under Hitler. October 1, 1940. pic.twitter.com/injLIx5MQs

— History In Pictures (@HistoryInPix) September 8, 2017

From The Trailer Park - A Wrinkle In Time

Based on the popular sci-fi novel about a young girl searching for her father, a scientist who disappeared after discovering a way to teleport through space. Stars Chris Pine, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Michael Pena, Zack Galifianakis. Directed by Ava DuVernay (Selma).

Monday Open Thread

The Sun, photographed from the same spot, at the same hour, on different days throughout the year

Tuesday Open Thread 

Billboard in Oak Ridge, TN during WW2. Manhattan Project? Never heard of it. 

Albert Does Dusseldorf

Speaking of the coarsening of discourse on television…

One of the Little Fireflies mentioned there was a new series starting on the National Geographic channel, “Genius” and asked if I would DVR it so we could watch it. I did a little research. I’ve read a few biographies of Albert Einstein so I thought […]

Friday Open Thread

Thursday Open Thread 

Highly recommend Werner Herzog’s Netflix Original volcano documentary “Into the Inferno”

Thursday Open Thread 

Neils Bohr and Albert Einstein discussing their favorite episodes of Spongebob Squarepants

Saturday Open Thread 

Shuttle Endeavour 

Friday Open Thread

Eruption of the Puyehue Cordon-Caulle volcano on June 5th 2011, Chile. The eruption started on the 4th of June at 11 am with a major explosion around 3 pm. This last one produced a disturbing 10km ash plume for the local population and the air traffic above South America and Oceania. (Francisco Negroni — […]