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2002 Part 1


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25 June 2002:

  • added "Soviet/Russian missile designations" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • added "Listing of Soviet/Russian naval vessels" (Nuclear Weapons) and modified Nuclear Weapons main page
  • updated "2002 KK8" and "Asteroids with Satellites" (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified "Your annual radiation dose" (Environment and Nuclear Weapons)
  • added "President George W. Bush's speech on Palestinian statehood" (Other Policy Issues)
23 June 2002:
  • added separate page for "Graphs of nuclear weapons effects" and .gif version of graphs: "for medium yield weapons", "for lower yield weapons", and "for full range of yields" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • completed "Nuclear weapons effects--an overview" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • corrected "Simplified schematic of a multistage thermonuclear weapon" and "Nuclear weapons effects: Some data" (Nuclear Weapons) and modified Nuclear Weapons main page
  • added "Your annual radiation dose" (Environment and Nuclear Weapons) and modified Environment main page
  • added "List of world nuclear power plants" (Environment)
  • added "Star Trek: First Contact" and "The Time Machine" and modified "Nuclear Weapons in Film" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • updated "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
21 June 2002:
  • added "Nuclear weapons effects--an overview" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • added "Nuclear weapons effects: Some data" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • added "Graphs of weapons effects: for medium yield weapons", "for lower yield weapons", and "for full range of yields" (Nuclear Weapons) and modified Nuclear Weapons main page
18 June 2002:
  • updated "Deep space probes and other manmade objects beyond Earth orbit", "List of trans-Neptunian objects", "Solar system objects: orbital data", and "Solar system objects: physical data and discovery dates" (Astronomy and Space) and Astronomy and Space main page
  • modified Nuclear Weapons main page
  • updated "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
17 June 2002:
  • added "2002 KK8" and modified "Asteroids with Satellites" (Astronomy and Space)
  • added "Historical data relating to the ozone layer" (Environment) and modified Environment main page
  • modified "Nuclear Weapons in Film", "Thirteen Days", and "The Sum of All Fears" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • modified Star Trek main page
15 June 2002:
  • added two renderings of Ringworld to "Space Art--Spacecraft, fictional" (Space Art)
  • added rendering to "Space Art--Jupiter" (Space Art)
9 June 2002:
  • corrected significant errors in "Ozone depletion" (Environment)
  • corrected "Global warming" and "Some scientific data on ozone" (Environment) and modified Environment main page
  • added "Nuclear Weapons in Film", "Thirteen Days", and "The Sum of All Fears" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • modified "Space Art--asteroids" (Space Art)
  • updated "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
  • modified Home page
31 May 2002:
  • updated "Solar system objects: orbital data", "Solar system objects: physical data and discovery dates", and "Solar system objects: data for planets and largest other objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated "Trans-Neptunian objects" and "List of trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
  • 11,506 hits in May, and 33,788 hits year-to-date.
30 May 2002:
  • added "Comparison of renewable and nuclear energy production" (Environment) and modified Environment main page
  • modified Home page
  • confirmed that my hits counter was not working (due to my own error). Correct number of hits to date in May is 10,760 (!), and all previous figures for hits are totally wrong.
24 May 2002:
  • modified "Review of Environmental Science: Working with the Earth, 5th ed., by Miller", "Review of Biology, 4th ed. by Raven and Johnson", "Review of Addison-Wesley's Environmental Science: Ecology and Human Impact, 2nd ed. by Bernstein, Winkler, and Zierdt-Warshaw", and "Review of Environmental Science Investigations by Kutscher" (Environment)
21 May 2002:
  • updated "List of trans-Neptunian objects", "List of IAU preliminary designations of natural satellites", and "Known populations of solar system objects" (Astronomy and Space)
19 May 2002:
  • added "Terragen pictures IV" and "Terragen pictures V"; modified "Terragen pictures I", "II", and "III" (Space Art)
  • separated pages for "Space Art--The Earth", "Space Art--The Moon", "Space Art--Uranus", and "Space Art--Neptune" (Space Art) and modified Space Art main page
  • corrected "Largest impact features in the solar system" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated "Trans-Neptunian objects" and "List of trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
  • updated "Countries of the world" and "Territories and other sub-national regions of the world" (Other Information)
13 May 2002:
  • updated "Known populations of solar system objects", "Trans-Neptunian objects", "List of trans-Neptunian objects", and "List of deep space probes (listing)" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated "1998 WW31" and "Asteroids with Satellites (Astronomy and Space)
  • added "Review of Environmental Science: Working with the Earth, 5th ed., by Miller" and "Review of FOSS Solar Energy by Lawrence Hall of Science" (Environment)
  • modified "Review of Biology, 4th ed. by Raven and Johnson" (Environment) and Environment main page
  • updated "Strategic nuclear weapons of the world, December 2001" and "Summary of strategic nuclear forces of the world" (Nuclear Weapons) and Nuclear Weapons main page
  • updated "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
  • added new rendering to "Space Art--Uranus and Neptune" (Space Art)
  • updated "Cylindrical planetary maps on the Internet" (Space Art)
11 May 2002:
  • added "Ratio of component sizes vs. separation for binary minor planets" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated and corrected "Asteroids with satellites" and all 29 individual pages for binary minor planets (Astronomy and Space)
3 May 2002:
  • added "Review of Addison-Wesley's Environmental Science: Ecology and Human Impact, 2nd ed. by Bernstein, Winkler, and Zierdt-Warshaw", "Review of Environmental Science Investigations by Kutscher", and "Review of Biology, 4th ed. by Raven and Johnston" (Environment) and modified Environment main page
  • added new rendering to "Space Art--The Earth and Moon" (Space Art)
30 April 2002:
  • added new rendering and corrected another on "Space Art--Saturn" (Space Art)
  • 213 hits in April (I think) (later found to be 7,499 hits)
29 April 2002:
  • added "Geysers on other planets and satellites" (Astronomy and Space) and modified Astronomy and Space main page and Geysers main page
  • updated "List of Steamboat Geyser eruptions" (Geysers)
28 April 2002:
  • added "Largest impact features in the solar system" (Astronomy and Space)
27 April 2002:
  • added two new renderings to "Space Art--Saturn" (Space Art) and modified Space Art main page
23 April 2002:
  • updated/corrected "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel", "Incidents of mass casualty terrorism", and "List of worst terrorist acts" (Terrorism)
  • added one new rendering each to "Space Art--Earth and Moon", "Space Art--Jupiter", and "Space Art--Saturn" (Space Art)
16 April 2002:
  • added "Information for students visiting LIGO" (Relativistic Physics) and modified Relativistic Physics main page
  • added "Historical abortion statistics: Croatia", "Czech Republic", "Czechoslovakia", "Denmark", "East Germany", "Estonia", "Federal Republic of Germany", "Finland", "France", "Greece", "Italy", "Latvia", "Lithuania", "Netherlands", and "Norway" (Other Policy Issues)
  • modified "Abortion Statistics" (Other Policy Issues)
15 April 2002:
  • added "Historical abortion statistics: Albania", "Belarus", "Belgium", "Chile", "England and Wales (UK)", "Hungary", "India", "Israel", "Japan", "Kazakhstan", "Kyrgyzstan", "Macedonia", "Moldova", "Northern Ireland (UK)", "Poland", "Romania", "Scotland (UK)", "Tunisia", "Turkmenistan", "United Kingdom", and "Yugoslavia" (Other Policy Issues)
  • modified "Historical abortion statistics: Ireland" and "Abortion Statistics" (Other Policy Issues)
14 April 2002:
  • added "Historical abortion statistics: Armenia", "Bermuda", "Botswana", "Greenland", "Hong Kong", "Iceland", "Ireland", "Mexico", "New Zealand", "Panama", "Puerto Rico", "Reunion", "Singapore", "Slovakia", "Slovenia", "South Africa", "South Korea", "Spain", "Switzerland", "Tajikistan", "Turkey", and "Ukraine" (Other Policy Issues)
  • modified "Historical abortion statistics: PR China" and "Abortion Statistics" (Other Policy Issues)
11 April 2002:
  • added "Historical abortion statistics: Bulgaria" and "Channel Islands" (Other Policy Issues)
  • modified "Historical abortion statistics: United States" and "Abortion Statistics" (Other Policy Issues)
  • updated "(5407) 1992 AX", "(31345) 1998 PG", and "Asteroids with satellites" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated "Historical data relating to global climate change" (Environment)
  • updated "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
9 April 2002:
  • added "Historical abortion statistics: Australia", "Guadeloupe", "Martinique", "Mongolia", "Saint Helena", "Seychelles", "Sweden", and "Zambia" (Other Policy Issues)
  • modified "Abortion Statistics", "Historical abortion statistics: PR China", "Cuba", "Russia", "United States", "Texas (USA)", and "List of sources" (Other Policy Issues)
  • added "United States births and abortions, 1940-1997" (Other Policy Issues)
  • updated "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
8 April 2002:
  • added "Abortion statistics", "Percentage of pregnancies aborted in various countries--by country", and "List of sources" (Other Policy Issues) and modified Other Policy Issues main page
  • added "Historical abortion statistics: Azerbaijan", "Belize", "Canada", "PR China", "Cuba", "French Guiana", "Georgia", "Russia", "U.S.S.R.", "United States", "Texas (United States)", "Uzbekistan", and "Vietnam" (Other Policy Issues)
  • added a new rendering to "Space Art-Jupiter" (Space Art)
7 April 2002:
  • corrected and updated "Death rates from terrorism, United States and Israel", "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel", and "Incidents of mass casualty terrorism" (Terrorism)
  • updated "Percentage of Pregnancies Aborted" (Other Policy Issues)
  • updated "WMD developments 2002" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • added new rendering to "Space Art--Jupiter" (Space Art) and modified Space Art main page
  • added "Terragen pictures III" and modified "Terragen pictures I" and "II" (Space Art)
  • corrected "Tom Clancy, some reading picks" (Reading)
5 April 2002:
  • updated "Selected astronomy news", "List of IAU preliminary designations of natural satellites", "List of trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified "(87) Sylvia", "(107) Camilla", "(617) Patroclus", "(762) Pulcova", "(3671) Dionysus", "(26308) 1998 SM165", "1996FG3", "1999 HF1", "1999 KW4", "1999 TC36", "2000 CF105", "2000 DP107", and "2000 UG11" (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified "Facts and figures on sea level rise" and "Microwave ovens, cellular phones, and cancer risks" (Environment)
  • added "WMD developments 2002" and merged two pages into "WMD developments 2000-2001" (Nuclear Weapons) and modified Nuclear Weapons main page
3 April 2002:
  • modified "Events in the Southern Baptist crisis in cooperation, part 1" and "Part 2" and "Baptist issues and documents" (Baptist Resources)
  • updated "2000 CF105", "Asteroids with satellites", "Trans-Neptunian objects", and "List of trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • corrected Astronomy main page, Relativity main page, Environment main page, Terrorism main page, Baptist Resources main page, and Star Trek main page
1 April 2002:
  • added "Death rates from terrorism, United States and Israel" (Terrorism) and modified Terrorism main page
31 March 2002:
  • added "Chronology of terrorist attacks in Israel" (Terrorism)
  • added "Chronology of events related to the war with terrorism--Part 4" and modified "Part 1", "Part 2" and "Part 3" (Terrorism)
  • 174 hits in March (I thought: later found to be 5,692 hits)
30 March 2002:
  • corrected renderings on "Space Art--Jupiter" and "Space Art--Saturn", and "Space Art--Spacecraft", added one new rendering to "Space Art--Jupiter" (Space Art), and modified Space Art main page.
29 March 2002:
  • separated and modified "Events in the Southern Baptist crisis in cooperation, part 1" and "Part 2" and modified "Baptist issues and documents" (Baptist Resources)
  • updated "2000 CF105", "Asteroids with satellites", "Trans-Neptunian objects", and "List of trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • Bj÷rn Jˇnsson added a link to my web site in his links section. A real honor!
25 March 2002:
  • added "Events in the Southern Baptist crisis in cooperation" (Baptist Resources)
  • modified "Baptist Issues and Documents" (Baptist Resources) and Baptist Resources main page
  • modified Environment main page
23 March 2002:
  • modified Terrorism main page
  • corrected "'What if all the ice melts?' Myths and realties" and "Global warming" (Environment)
  • modified Environment main page
22 March 2002:
  • added "2000 CF105" and modified "Asteroids with satellites" (Astronomy and Space)
17 March 2002:
  • added "'What if all the ice melts?' Myths and realties" (Environment) and modified Environment main page
  • added "Terragen pictures II" with 6 Terragen renderings (Space Art)
  • added rendering to "Space Art--The Earth and Moon" and added new map to "Planetary maps" (Space Art)
16 March 2002:
  • added depiction of Earth at the maximum extent of glaciation during the last Ice Age (Other Information Resources) and modified Other Information Resources main page
  • added "Doublet craters in the inner solar system" (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified "Trans-Neptunian objects" and "Asteroids with satellites" (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified "Planetary maps" and added four more maps (Space Art)
  • added two new renderings to "Space Art--The Earth and Moon" and modified "Space Art--Uranus and Neptune" and "Cylindrical planetary maps on the Internet" (Space Art) and Space Art main page
13 March 2002:
  • updated "Known populations of solar system objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated "(3671) Dionysus and S/1997 (3671) 1", "(3749) Balam and S/2002 (3749) 1", "(26308) 1998 SM165 and S/2001 (26308) 1", "1998 WW31 and S/2000 (1998 WW31) 1", "Other Reports of Asteroid Companions", and "Asteroids with satellites" (Astronomy and Space)
10 March 2002:
  • updated "(35107) 1991 VH" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated "Union of Soviet Socialist Republics/Russia--Strategic missile submarines" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • added "Terragen scenes" (Space Art), added a Terragen rendering to "Space Art--Mars", and modified Space Art main page
7 March 2002:
  • modified "Other Reports of Asteroid Companions" (Astronomy and Space)
4 March 2002:
  • modified asteroid with satellite pages: "(22) Kalliope", "(87) Sylvia", "(90) Antiope", "(107) Camilla", "(617) Patroclus", "(3749) Balam", "(26308) 1998 SM165", and "1999 TC36" (Astronomy and Space)
  • corrected listing "List of Abstracts Related to Binary Asteroids from ADS" (Astronomy and Space)
  • corrected "Trans-Neptunian objects" and "List of trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • added "Illustration of a 7-color toroidal map" (Other Information Resources) and modified Other Information Resources main page
  • corrected some missing pages between the two sites
  • compiled some statistics on this web site: 288 pages, 1,508 external links, 7.6 megabytes.
3 March 2002:
  • updated "List of known trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy and Space)
  • added "Walter Williams: some writings" (Other Policy Issues) and modified Other Policy Issues main page
  • added "Yossef Bodansky: some writings" (Terrorism) and modified Terrorism main page
  • updated "Incidents of mass casualty terrorism" and "List of worst terrorist acts" (Terrorism)
  • added new rendering to "Space Art--Earth" (Space Art)
2 March 2002:
  • modified "Asteroids with Satellites", "Other Reports of Asteroid Companions", "1991 VH", "1994 AW1", and "1996 FG3" (Astronomy and Space)
1 March 2002:
  • added "List of Abstracts Related to Binary Asteroids from ADS" (Astronomy and Space)
  • added "Other Reports of Asteroid Companions" (Astronomy and Space)
  • updated and modified all 28 pages on individual asteroids with satellites (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified "Asteroids with Satellites" (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified Home Page
28 February 2002:
  • 161 hits in February (I thought: later found to be 5,279 hits)
27 February 2002:
  • corrected/updated "(107) Camilla", "(3749) Balam", "(26308) 1998 SM165", "1997 CQ29", "1999 TC36", "2000 UG11" "2002 BM26", and "Asteroids with satellites" (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified "Nearby stars to 20 light years" (Astronomy and Space)
  • modified Astronomy and Space main page
  • modified "Cylindrical planetary maps on the Internet" and "Space Art--spacecraft" (Space Art)
25 February 2002:
  • updated "Nearby stars to 20 light years" (Astronomy and Space)
24 February 2002:
  • added rendering to "Space Art--Saturn" (Space Art)
  • modified "Cylindrical planetary maps on the Internet", "Some cylindrical planetary maps", and "An index of shape models on the Internet" (Space Art) and Space Art main page
23 February 2002:
  • updated "Asteroid moons", "(31345) 1998 PG", and "Trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy and Space) and Astronomy and Space main page
  • added "Cylindrical planetary maps on the Internet" (Space Art)
  • mofified "Shape models" and "Space Art" pages (Space Art) and Space Art main page
  • modified Environment main page
  • modified "About me" (Home Page) and Home page
19 February 2002:
  • corrected "List of Steamboat geyser eruptions" (Geyser Resources)
  • added new rendering to "Space Art--Spacecraft" (Space Art)
17 February 2002:
  • added new rendering to "Space Art--Uranus and Neptune", two to "Space Art--Spacecraft", and modified one on "Space Art--Earth" and one on "Space Art--Uranus and Neptune" (Space Art)
  • added three maps to "Planetary maps" (Space Art) and modified Space Art main page
  • added "President George W. Bush's State of the Union Address, 2002" (Other Policy Issues) and modified Other Policy Issues main page
  • corrected "Incidents of mass casualty terrorism" and "List of worst terrorist acts" (Terrorism)
  • modified Star Trek main page
  • modified Home page
14 February 2002:
  • added "(3749) Balam" and modified "Asteroids with moons" (Astronomy and Space)
  • added new rendering to "Space Art--Earth" (Space Art)
12 February 2002:
  • added "1997 CQ29", "2002 BM26" and modified "Asteroids with moons" (Astronomy)
  • added two new renderings to "Space Art--Jupiter" and one to "Space Art--Saturn" (Space Art)
3 February 2002:
  • added new page with rendering, "Space Art--Mercury", added rendering to "Space Art-Jupiter" (Space Art) and modified Space Art main page.
2 February 2002:
  • added "(26308) 1998 SM165" and modified "Asteroids with moons" (Astronomy)
  • modified "Solar system objects: orbital data", "Solar system objects: physical data and discovery dates", "Solar system objects: data for planets and largest other objects", and "Trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy)
  • added rendering to "Space Art--The Earth and Moon" page (Space Art)
31 January 2002:
  • 110 hits in January (I thought: later found to be 3,812 hits)
26 January 2002:
  • added rendering to "Space Art--Asteroids" page and one to "Space Art--The Earth and Moon" page (Space Art)
25 January 2002:
  • added five new renderings to Space Art and separated Space Art main page into separate pages: "The Earth and Moon", "Mars", "Asteroids", "Jupiter", "Saturn", and "Uranus and Neptune" (Space Art)
  • separated Reading Picks main page into separate pages: "Tom Clancy", "Frederick Forsyth", "Harry Turtledove", and "Jules Gabriel Verne" (Reading)
  • fixed broken links and modified main pages for Astronomy, Relativity, Environment, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism, Other Policy Issues, and Space Art
  • modified Home page
21 January 2002:
  • added "1999 TC36" and modified "Asteroids with moons" (Astronomy)
  • corrected "Known populations of solar system objects" (Astronomy)
18 January 2002:
  • added "Solar system objects: data for planets and largest other objects" (Astronomy)
  • modified "Trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy) and Astronomy main page
16 January 2002:
  • updated "Known populations of solar system objects", corrected "Asteroids with moons" and "List of deep-space probes--listing" (Astronomy) and Astronomy main page
  • added "Some scientific data on global climate change" (Environment)
  • updated "Global warming" and corrected "Some scientific data on ozone depletion" (Environment)
  • modified "Chronology of events related to the war with terrorism--Part 2" and corrected "Part 1" and "Part 3" (Terrorism)
15 January 2002:
  • added "List of IAU preliminary designations of natural satellites" (Astronomy)
  • updated "Selected astronomy news", "Solar system objects: orbital data", "Solar system objects: physical data and discovery dates", "List of deep-space probes--summary", and "List of deep-space probes--listing" (Astronomy) and Astronomy main page
  • modified "Trans-Neptunian objects" and updated "List of trans-Neptunian objects" (Astronomy)
  • updated "Asteroids with moons", added pages "1998 SL27", "2001 QT297", and "2001 QW322", and modified "1998 WW31" (Astronomy)
  • modified "Historical data relating to global climate change" (Environment)
  • merged two pages on ozone depletion into "Some scientific data on ozone" (Environment)
  • updated "Solar power" parts 1-13 (Environment), and modified Environment main page
  • added "Osama bin Laden and nuclear weapons" (Nuclear Weapons and Terrorism)
  • updated/modified "Strategic nuclear forces of the world" and "Strategic nuclear forces of the world, summary" (Nuclear Weapons)
  • corrected formatting in "Nuclear weapon milestones, part 1" and "Nuclear weapon milestones, part 2" and updated "List of strategic missile submarines--France" and "ballistic missile defense and SDI" (Nuclear Weapons) and modified Nuclear Weapons main page
  • added "Chronology of events related to the war with terrorism"--"Part 1", "Part 2", "Part 3" (Terrorism)
  • modified "Incidents of mass casualty terrorism" and corrected "List of worst terrorist acts (Terrorism) and modified Terrorism main page
  • added "National parks of Russia" (Other information resources) and modified Other Information Resources main page
  • added "Diagram of seasonal isolation variation" (Other information resources)
  • corrected "Priesthood of the believer in the Baptist Faith and Message" (Baptist Resources)
  • modified "Chronology of Star Trek universe--summary" (Star Trek)
  • modified "About me" (Home)
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