Links


A list of webpages that are useful or interesting to me... or at least were, at some point.

News and Miscellaneous
CNN - National/international news
San Francisco Chronicle - Local news
Calmail - UCB Mail
GMail - Other mail
WhereToEat - Don't know where to eat? Ask the web.

UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley Home
Astronomy Department Home
Bear Facts
BAD Grads Wiki
Academic Calendar
Tele-Bears

Transportation
Google Maps
AC Transit
BART
511 Transit - Northern California public transit
SoCal Transport- Southern California public transit
Kayak (free flight search tool)
Travelocity
Southwest Airlines

Weather
Weather.com
NOAA National Weather Service
Unisys Weather
The Ithaca Climate Page

Night Sky
YourSky (Berkeley, CA)
Sky Report
Saturn Moons Utility
Jupiter Moons Utility

Observing
Landolt standard stars - For calibrations
Mauna Kea Weather Center - Weather in Hawaii
Airmass plotting tool - My own code, please report bugs
SDSS Navigator
SDSS Finding Chart
SDSS filter transformations UBVRI vs. ugriz
SDSS Image Data - When you want the FITS files
Keck Telescope Schedule
Gemini Science Archive
HST Archive
VLT Archive

Astrophysics
Ned Wright's Cosmology Calculator
Wen Hu's CMB Page
Computing Planetary Positions

GRBs
GRBOX - My archive of all localized GRBs.
GRBlog - Archive of GCN circulars and metadata
GRB Toolbox - Private
GRB Wiki - Private
Nat Butler's BAT/XRT archive
Swift XRT Light Curves
Astro-GRBNew GRB papers on astro-ph

Press & Outreach
GRB information page
Gamma-Ray Burst on Wikipedia
Unveiling Dark Gamma-Ray Bursts
University press release
Keck article
NASA article
Natl. Geographic
MSNBC
080319B - The most luminous explosion ever
University press Release
Outreach/press page
080607 - First detection of molecules along a GRB sightline
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Keck
Press page
060505 - GRB without a supernova
University press release
Keck
Spaceflight Now

Programming / Software
PHP
Python
SciPy / Matplotlib
Goddard IDL Library
Coyote's Guide to IDL
DJGPP
Getting Started with LaTeX

Space Missions etc.
Cassini-Huygens Home
Mars Exploration Rover Mission

Biology/Evolution
The Tree of Life
Digimorph Cladogram
Mouse Genome Server
Talk.Origins

Humor
Ozy and Millie
PhD Comics
The Onion

Video Games
The greatest game ever
GameFAQs
VGMusic
Final Fantasy Online Forum
RPGamer
Metroid Prime Speed Runs

Hiking, Wilderness, Environment
Sierra Club
Wilderness Society
US Geological Survey
CO2 Emissions by Country

Raccoons
Raccoons
More Raccoons
Raccoon Biology
Procyonidae
Google Raccoons