Panoramic Night Sky in Dover

The other night I went out looking for the rare chance to see an Aurora Borealis over West Dover. Astronomy websites had mentioned that a solar storm was approaching earth and it might be strong enough to cause the Aurora Borealis to Read More...

Experiencing Science on a Big Sphere

Last night I visited the local Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History in Halifax. The museum has an interesting exhibit called Our Amazing World - Science on a Sphere that displays seamless 360° video on the surface of a large 6 foot Read More...

Compiling Grads-2 from source using Mac Ports.

Hi. This is a simple tutorial on how to compile GrADS 2 from source using Mac OS X and a few tools you can download from the internet. GrADS Grid Analysis and Display System is a powerful program for visualizing weather data. GrADS is a Read More...

Mac OS X Based GRADS GUI – McGraG

I just discovered the Mac GUI for GrADS (Grid Analysis and Display System) called McGraG v1.1.0 Beta. It was easy to install and start up. It is able to run grads scripts and also has a command line text field for entering individual Read More...