Posts from ‘September, 2011’

Winning Taiwan receipt lottery numbers for July-August 2011

Uniform-Invoice Prize Winning Numbers for Months 7-8, Year 2011 Special Prize – NT$10million for matching all the digits from the special prize winning number. 02283153 Grand Prize – NT$2 million for matching all the digits from the grand prize winning number. 53189830 First Prize – NT$200,000 for matching all the digits from any of the […]

Dragon fruit flowers

It looks like we’ll be having some more dragon fruit.

Roke an interesting storm

Roke is shaping up to be an interesting and apparently hard-to-predict storm. I don’t remember seeing anything quite like it. If it ends up heading west to north, it won’t be that unusual, but various models have had it heading southwest, which, from it’s current position, is unusual. In recent history, has a typhoon ever […]

UARS update

Future updates will be put on the forum NASA – UARS Update #2Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:54:30 PM CST As of Sept. 15, 2011, the orbit of UARS was 143 mi by 158 mi (230 km by 255 km). Re-entry is expected Sept. 24, plus or minus a day.

UARS Update from NASA

NASA – UARS Update #1Mon, 12 Sep 2011 08:29:31 PM CST As of Sept. 12, 2011, the orbit of UARS was 145 mi by 165 mi (235 km by 265 km). Re-entry is expected during the last week of September.

UARS satellite to re-enter the atmosphere

NASA’s Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite is going to re-enter the atmosphere and mostly burn up on re-entry, creating an extraordinary visual event particularly if it happens at night. Will we be able to see it in Taiwan? It’s too early to tell. I once saw a satellite burn up on re-entry. It was the early […]

Dengue fever is back. So, what’s the news?

Here is an example of non-news posing as news. News would be if the CDC were to announce that there was no threat of dengue fever this year, or if they had found a new way to prevent or treat it. Of course, it’s good practice for the CDC to remind people to be aware […]