Archive by date | May 2008

So that’s what Stonehenge is for…

It turns out that the mysterious circle of giant stones that stand in the south west of England are, and have always been, tombstones. This latest news from Stonehenge has picked up loads of coverage since the announcement by Mike Parker Pearson and National Geographic, yesterday.  Read more

Phoenix space probe more popular than punk rock

Phoenix space probe more popular than punk rock

Yesterday NASA Watch noted that the twitter feed for NASA’s Phoenix probe was proving immensely popular and was then standing at number 63 in the Twitterholic rankings. By the time I checked in today it had risen to 42, crushing former Black Flag-man Henry Rollins under its gently settling robot feet.