Tech Net News 08-05-2017

International Dark Energy Consortium (DES)

If you’re interested in contesting, there’s a 10-10 QSO Party going on right now! Conditions might be challenging, but it’s still worth a try.


Don’t forget that there’s a Raspberry Pi SIG meeting coming up.

Pre-registration for the August Lecture and Lab is available! Make your $25.00 donation in advance and be guaranteed a chance to build a homebrew Buddipole.

Dallas CERT is looking for volunteer “victims” for two exercises taking place on September 9th and 30th, 2017.

In the world of science:

The dreaded disease typhus (not the same thing as typhoid fever!) is making a comeback in south and east Texas.

If you would like to challenge yourself by reading about the most geeky controversy in the world, you can follow the debate on changing the meaning of p-values.

Cities (or at least nice suburbs with big yards) and farming might be much older than generally thought.

The beautiful Nodosaur fossil that I’ve mentioned on Geek Net continues to yield more science and coolness.

And finally, the International Dark Energy Consortium has released a new map of dark matter in the universe. No one knows what it is, but we know where to find it. We just need a warp drive to make on-site sampling practical!

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