Jan Ole Peek

Monthly Archives: December 2005


After landing, then not landing, then potentially landing on an asteroid it appears as though the Japanese spacecraft may have collected specimens of the asteroid. Unfortunately a host of problems is continuing to plague it including a lack of fuel, a shutdown of part of the chemical orientation system, a complete failure of the flywheels […]

New Year’s Resolution Solution

If you’re one of those people that needs to write down and plan everything, including their trips to the bathroom, visit the related link to download worksheets to help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions. I’ve only made one so far and that’s to win the lottery. Same as every year. Maybe I oughta get […]

Massive black hole spotted without galaxy

At the center of most large galaxies, our own Milky Way included, are extremely dense black holes that have masses hundreds of millions times that of the Sun. Called quasars, these massive black holes are the most radiant objects in the universe, outshining even the brightest galaxies. While the black holes themselves are undetectable, friction […]

Best … er … Merry … uh …

And a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling, and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2006, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great, (Not to imply that America is necessarily greater that any other country or […]

New Cellphone

1. Girlfriend’s girlfriends get camera phones 2. Brother gets camera phone 3. I get Blackberry for use from work 4. Friend comes over with cool camera phone 5. Girlfriend’s current phone contract expired 6. I decide that Blackberry is not worth my company’s expense (yes – really) 7. Company offers employees a sweet cellphone plan […]