Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Tuesday on Planet Earth
An article on a green blob the Hubble photographed giving birth to new stars shifts perspective from the decidedly bizarre stuff happening on our own 3rd Rock - The Green.
For a first class look at the recent bizarre stuff back here on earth I suggest reading this excellent piece by David Brooks in the New York Times. While I think journalistic integrity died at the NYT long ago, once in a while one of their reporters writes an article giving us a glimpse of what reporting on events might have been like without a slant back in the old days. Mr. Brooks takes a hard look at the country's newest monster with levelheaded precision and insight. Focus