Tuesday, October 21, 2008

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Dr. Rüdiger Paschotta’s books [yan.me/me]

Posted: 20 Oct 2008 02:14 PM CDT

Dr. Rüdiger Paschotta, who runs a consulting company after a successful academic career, just published another book: SPIE Field Guide to Laser Pulse Generation. His first book is SPIE Field Guide to Lasers.

Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology, his notable and useful web project, also has a print version now.

He leads a very interesting career.

Moon washes out 2008 Orionid meteors [Earth & Sky Podcast]

Posted: 20 Oct 2008 04:10 AM CDT

October 20, 2008. The Orionid meteor shower is expected to rain down the most meteors tomorrow morning – Tuesday – in the wee hours before dawn. In some years – with a dark, moonless sky – you can see 10 to 20 Orionid meteors every hour. But this year, the moon will wash out all but the brightest Orionids.

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