Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings
[BLOG] Some Monday links
As mentioned previously, Charlie Stross asks what the big issues of 2013 will be.
Bad Astronomy’s Phil Plait writes about a magnetar’s blast fifty thousand years away that, eight years ago, swamped our solar system with radiation.
Centauri Dreams’ Paul Gilster links to and comments upon a Martin Beech paper examining the history of studies and speculation about Alpha Centauri.
Daniel Drezner is unimpresed by the Republican Party’s lack of learning about foreign policy.
Lawyers, Guns and Money’s bloggers are unimpressed by Naomi Wolf’s claims about FBI coordination of anti-Occupy campaigns and started a discussion about which countries give indigenous peoples the right to cross international frontiers at will.