President Obama on Neil Armstrong’s passing: “the enormous power of one small step”

barackobamaNeil’s spirit of discovery lives on in all the men and women who have devoted their lives to exploring the unknown—including those who are ensuring that we reach higher and go further in space. That legacy will endure—sparked by a man who taught us the enormous power of one small step.

President Obama on the passing of Neil Armstrong

Anyone see a supermoon yet?

ikenbot: Supermoon From Eiffel Tower, by VegaStar Carpentier

Super Moon 2012: Biggest Of The Year

If you’re awake really late Saturday night, you’ll be lucky enough to view the astronomical phenomenon known as “Super Moon.”

At around 11:35 pm EST, the moon will reach its perigee, the closest point to Earth in its orbit. This will be the only “super moon” of the year –as much as 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than ordinary full moons this year, according to NASA.

Read more about the super moon at CBS Detroit.

Insomnia: up since 2 am

I will be dead on my feet this afternoon. Thankfully it’s not Monday.

What did insomniacs do with themselves before the Internet?