This is a recreation of my very first web page, from the
where it was known
I've pretty much retained everything as it was when I last
touched it, sometime in 1997. I did remove the still-active email
addresses of a couple of friends, and made sure that all of the links
within the web site used relative addressing, rather than the full
That said, don't expect any links to work. Images may have
vanished. Email links that do exist are defunct. There aren't
any wonderful CSS effects, CSS wasn't invented yet. And no one
had heard of HTML validation, either.
If you want to talk to me about this page, go back to
my current home page and see what my
current email address is.
And now, a little bit of history:
| Mike Mehl's |
I know, it's been a long time since I've updated this page. I hope
to get a chance to work on it again shortly. For now, see my Index of Home Pages for other
places I work on the Web.
Want to learn about Klein bottles? Check out Catherine Asaro's
essay on the subject, and how she uses them in her Ruby Dynasty
Pathfinder landed on Mars on July 4! Read all about it here, and be
sure to check out the other Mars Links.
On June 26 and 27, the NEAR spacecraft returned over 500 images of
Mathilde. Here are
some of the pictures.
Those of us "of a certain age" can remember the excitement the
space program, even before the space program started. This included
not only the movie "Destination Moon", Buck Rodgers, the TV show "Men
Into Space", and other items of popular culture, but also books
particularly those by Willy Ley and those illustrated by Chelsey
Bonesell. The Dreams of Space
page takes you back to those thrilling days of yesteryear...
In addition to the moon, the Earth has an Mother Goose, the War of 1812, and the sex life of plants. It's
all in the current edition of Horizon
in the Washington Post.
The Nando Times Health & Science
News page offers late breaking news.
There may be Ice In Space (see below), but is there really Ice
On the Moon? Maybe be not, according to scientists who made a
detailed radar survey.
NASA has a Mars
Atlas Home Page. Go to this page, click on the map,
and you get a Viking Orbiter picture of Mars. You can look for the face, but it might not
be what you expect. Doubtless a government conspiracy. You can also
access a whole set of Planetary
gigantic cosmic snowballs pelting the earth's atmosphere? If so, it
challenges long-held assumptions about how Earth and the solar system
evolved. In fact, most of Earth's water might come from comets.
Was there something that was here, but isn't anymore? It may be filed
under Old News.
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