In the first half of the program, screenwriter, playwright and NYU faculty member Jeffrey Stanley discussed his lifelong fascination with the supernatural, his adventures staying in haunted hotels, conducting a Ouija board séance, EVP session, and apparently capturing ghost images along with an adorable ghost-hunting family. Related Videos: Hotel Colorado/Bachelors Grove Cemetery. Open Lines followed in the latter half.
In tandem with his 10/6/11 show appearance, Ed Dames sent us an animated NASA photo of a spectacular coronal mass ejection from the sun's farside, on October 4th, 2011. "Whatever active region produced it will be looking us in the face, in about a week or so," he writes. View the animation here.