Spam

Hardly anyone reading this, hardly anything I’m writing, but some “nice” pingback spam hit last weekend… well, should it get worse (which, from what I read, it might), I’ll have to install something to handle that automatically. But for now, I’ll save my time.

(BTW the Systems 2006 has begun… why not attend hall A3, booth 565 if you’re there?)

Lawless?

So the dwarf planet 2003 UB313 and its moon, previously nicknamed Xena (played by Lucy Lawless) and Gabrielle, who were (among others) responsible for a lot of dispute and, erm, strife and discord not only among astronomers recently – even causing Pluto to lose its official status of a real planet –, are now officially named Eris (after the Greek goddess of strife and discord) and Dysnomia (demon of lawlessness, a child of Eris).

Now that’s what I call good naming…

Read what the “Bad Astronomer” writes about it.

Montreux Photos

I’ve just uploaded my 51 photos from the 4th Freddie Mercury Montreux Memorial Day (official site), so head over to the gallery!

(Click on the thumbnails for a view in a width of 520 pixels with comments and previous/next buttons; click that image for full 1600×1200 resolution.)

Photos from 2004 are also available.


(Edit June 27, 2007: The galleries now use the myGallery plugin (better integrated into the blog structure), and no longer the old, rather separate software.)

Hello world!

(…or the tiny fraction of it that’ll read this…)

Let’s see how this blog thing turns out… it certainly ain’t gonna be me pouring my heart out every day – or at all, for that matter. I’m not a man of many words, anyway…

You’re wondering what „cimddwc“ means? See About.

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