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In Memoriam: Roger Ebert 1942-2013 American journalist, Film critic and Asian American Cinema Champion

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Thursday, 04 April 2013

1942-2013 Roger Ebert Champion of Asian American Film Photo: RogerEbert.com
Roger Ebert 1942-2013 Photo: RogerEbert.comRoger Ebert lost his battle with cancer today. He will be greatly missed. Most famous for his film criticism, he was the first movie critic to win a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. Since 1967, and up to just two days ago he wrote a column for the Chicago Sun-Times. He authored twenty books, and co-hosted several long-running syndicated television shows including Siskel and Ebert at the Movies.  I will remember Roger Ebert not only for his...

Astronaut Leroy Chiao's Space Blog-Patagonian Glaciers

Posted by AC Team on Thursday, 18 November 2004.

Astronaut Leroy Chiao's Space Blog- postcard of the Patagonian Glaciers

This is one of my favorite shots. We generally think of South America as very warm, but in fact, the southern area is very close to the Antarctic continent. Icebergs can frequently be observed in the area and there many glaciers can be seen. This photo shows glacial feeds flowing into a lake in southern Chile. The conditions were exceptionally clear, allowing good definition of the mountain and glacier features.


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