When I get on the phone with Katie Schwartz, our batteries die, cars hit curbs, baseballs hit windows, interwebs go out, and our phones turn all static-ey and apparently she can her sitar music in my background noise…? It’s like when paired up, the two of of us send cellular technology into a meltdown of some kind. Like if something is going to go off or be weird, it’s going to happen when we are on the phone. We both find this hilarious.

I enjoy a particular physics, science and astronomy e-newsletter I subscribe to. I am very concerned about this spy satellite. Italian press does little to soothe my concerns.

These two issues are not connected. I just wanted to share both