We walked around Badbury Rings and saw a lot of these galls on the wild rose bushes there: rhs.org.uk/biodiversity/robins

I took some photos of the interesting typography in the books but then they pointed out the "no photography" sign! Or at least I'm not supposed to share on social media...

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Dept of Defense: "All of us in this room are back in the business of contemplating competition through crisis and possible direct armed conflict with a nuclear-capable peer," "We have not had to do that in over 30 years."
defense.gov/News/News-Stories/

I had a "hog roast" baguette for lunch (pork, gravy, apple sauce and stuffing), was good - not had that before

Our building's doors seem to be opening automatically via a sensor this morning, but they aren't sliding doors so they swing out into your face once you come within 2ft of them

Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO)
Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)
Sep 19, 2022

The DART impactor craft now has a positive lock on the asteroid. Impact on or about Sep 26, 2022. Spacecraft is on course and system status is nominal.

#Space #DART

nasa.gov/planetarydefense/dart

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