Gregory Johnsen, a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen, is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Johnsen has written for a variety of publications on Yemen including, among others, Foreign Policy, The American Interest, The Independent, The Boston Globe, and The National. He is the co-founder of Waq al-Waq: Islam and Insurgency in Yemen Blog. In 2009, he was a member of the USAID's conflict assessment team for Yemen.
Since it appears as though I'm blogging again, Waq al-waq is doing a bit of housekeeping and has changed some of the sidebars. You know, keeping everything up to-date. Up next, at some point early next year, a new layout, a goodbye to the gentlefolk at blogspot.com, a twitter account. Who knows. But at least some of that is in the works here at Waq al-waq.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face"
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
- On Tuesday night, a fourth wildfire broke out, though it's mostly contained.
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