Floris van Breugel on December 15th, 2010

Two days until I head off to the frozen wonderland of Yellowstone for 10 days. I can’t wait! Hot springs, geysers, buffalo, wolves, snow, colorful bacteria, and even a total lunar eclipse! That’s right, there’s a total Lunar Eclipse on the night of Dec 20th (the early hours of the 21st), visible throughout all of …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on February 24th, 2010

One of my childhood hobbies was to go out to the desert with my dad to explore abandoned mines and collect fluorescent minerals at night (fossicking is the Australian term for collecting minerals). Once the sun had set, which happens pretty early in the winter, we’d head out onto the mine tailings with a portable …Read the Rest…

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