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Rest in Peace, John Hurt

Sir John Vincent Hurt (CBE), who will be remembered by so many fondly and with great respect, has passed on aged 77. He was one of the greatest actors of his generation, as his BAFTA awards and nominations clearly show, and his work spanned six decades. To the readers of …

Minutes at the Edge #10 – The Geeks Shall Inherit the Solar System

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3.amazonaws.com/ScienceEdge/Edge10.mp3Podcast (minutesedge): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:09 — 4.7MB) | EmbedToday’s episode of Minutes at the Edge is a very happy one. I talk about the New Horizon mission to Pluto, the discoveries made and the geek fest the people at NASA had naming the geological structures …

Doctor Who Google Doodle

My dear fellow Whovians, in case you have not noticed it yet, Google has a Doctor-Who-themed Doodle. It is not implemented worldwide (for example the German Google site does not display it), this is no problem at all, since the image below links to Google.co.uk.     And before I …

Happy Birthday, Peter Cushing

Grand Moff Tarkin Doctor Who Doctor Van Helsing Sherlock Holmes and many, many more. All these are names connected to Mr Peter Cushing, one of the great old men of British cinema. Although never quite as popular during his life time than Hammer Film co-star Christopher Lee (film adversary and …

Doctor Who Follow-Up

As I stated in my previous post, Doctor Who has been hard at work saving Earth from destruction on December 21st. Now, he made an official statement concerning the events, and as it turns out, it was more bizarre than I could have imagined.