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Technology / Space

Apollo Moon Photos Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

NASA recently re-scanned and released high-resolution photos from the Apollo missions in their native, unedited format, allowing us to get a look at the surface of the moon in unprecedented detail. The photos as released, however, had no color-correction, cropping, or manipulations of any kind, which left some looking a little underexposed and washed-out. I […]

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Technology / Space

How an Algorithm (and my stupid mistakes) Made Me Unemployed

This is embarrassing to write. It is confessional, and probably overly personal. In a time when there’s always someone ready to call you an idiot when you fail, I’m gonna beat them to the punch. I’m an idiot. And now I’m unemployed and my company is nearly bankrupt. Hopefully, someone reading this will avoid making […]

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Local History Technology / Space

How a North Dakota Meteorite Impact Helped Create an Oil Boom

Did you know North Dakota is home to an ancient impact crater? Geologists, and many in the oil industry, have known about Red Wing Crater for decades, but I didn’t know anything about it until I searched “North Dakota impact craters” on a whim one day and discovered a fascinating story.