Musk loves his Starlink sat constellation – but astroboffins are less than dazzled by them • The Register

The International Astronomical Union has warned against the rise of satellite constellations in Earth’s night sky, such as SpaceX’s Starlink system, since their brightness and noise could hamper future scientific research. “[We’re] concerned about these satellite constellations,” the union said in a statement this week. “The organisation, in general, embraces the principle of a dark and radio-quiet […]

Rob Manfred Says Safety Netting Changes Likely Won’t Come in 2019 Season | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights

Manfred’s point is understandable because finding enough time to reconfigure the netting in the middle of the season wouldn’t be easy. But most fans would agree the league needs to address the issue sooner rather than later. — Read on

Victimhood and the Trump-FOX-GOP – Musing about law, books, and politics

Once you start looking for victimization, you see all through the statements of Drumpf, Faux News, and the Grand Oligarchy Party. — Read on

The Mueller Report (Audiobook) by Robert S. Mueller III, Special Counsel’s Office U.S. Department of Justice |

Everybody. The Mueller Report is available. Audible has created an audio version of the report and made it available for free. Regardless of your political beliefs, you should download and listen to this report. I am downloading as soon as I finish posting this. — Read on

Why is Keys so solid at slams? – Roland-Garros – The 2019 Roland-Garros Tournament official site

This is an excellent article on how a player like Madison Keys has adapted both her game and her mindset to perform well at Grand Slam events. — Read on

Pelosi, Impeachment, and why the Nixon analogies probably don’t work. – Musing about law, books, and politics

I am in favor of opening impeachment hearings. I believe Nancy Pelosi is handling matters correctly. Here is how both of the above can be true at the same time. — Read on

Facebook ordered to open internal docs for investors livid about losing cash following data slurp scandal • The Register

A court in Delaware has backed investors who want to see internal emails and other documents relating to how Facebook handed data on 50 million users to Cambridge Analytica. The ruling said that shareholders provided enough evidence to support a claim that failures by senior management and board members at the social network may have […]

Summary [and analysis] of Mueller’s May 29, 2019 speech – Musing about law, books, and politics

That the Mueller report leads inexorably to the conclusion that Trump obstructed justice is no surprise to anyone who actually read the report Trump’s entire “legal defense” is to torpedo truth itself. — Read on