blogTO shows the scope of the construction at College and Spadina, as streetcar track work continues.
Centauri Dreams examines the evidence for a subsurface ocean on Ganymede.
The Dragon’s Gaze links to a paper examining a very early Sun-like star and its debris belt, noting evidence that massive collisions are quite common.
The Dragon’s Tales links to a paper examining the thickness of the ice covering Europa’s ocean, suggesting it might be 28 kilometres.
Mathew Ingram notes how he and other GigaOM writers are now writing for Fortune.
Lawyers, Guns and Money places the Germanwings mass murder in the context of the precarious nature of airplane pilots’ careers.
The Planetary Society Blog examines the very thin atmospheres of Io and Callisto.
The Russian Demographics Blog celebrates 100 thousand page views.
Towleroad notes how pro-gay ads help normalize depictions of queer lives.
The Volokh Conspiracy is concerned about the impact of ignorant voters.
Window on Eurasia notes Russian interest in making participation in censuses mandatory, observes fragile leadership in post-Soviet countries, and notes virtual republics declared by pro-Russians in southern Ukraine.
The Russian Demographics Blog reports on the results of the famine in 1930s Ukraine.
Window on Eurasia argues that the Belarusian language is still endangered, quotes a Putin confidant on eastern Ukraine’s separation, looks at the impact of the Internet on Karelia, and looks at ethnogenesis as two small nations of the North Caucasus merge.