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    Monday, March 29, 2010

    And We Have a Winner!

    This is really big news (well, for a geek like me anyway.)

    Recently I saw through Twitter that the Science Channel was having a contest.
    I entered and had to describe how I would terraform a planet and how I would colonize the galaxy.
    Those who know me know that these are among my favorite topics to ramble on about, but the contest (like most of my friends) had a 100 word limit and, as you might guess, that did pose a challenge for me.
    Nevertheless after editing down my original 300 word answer I sent it in and, along with a lot of other people, I won.
    It means a chance to be on the show "Sci-Fi Science" and meet the host the esteemed Dr. Kaku himself.
    I am a big fan and often listen to "Exploration", his Wednesday show on NPR, as well as watching his many appearances on my favorite Science shows. I would welcome a chance to talk about his take on any number of topics. Gina is also invited and, if she isn't working, is coming with me.
    The only minor down side is that it's filming this Thursday night so I will not be around for the usual festivities.
    On the plus side they want us to wear our full Star Fleet uniforms and, of course, we will!

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