2010 in review


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 3 fully loaded ships.

In 2010, there were 33 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 159 posts. There were 7 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3mb.

The busiest day of the year was May 6th with over 2000 views. The most popular post that day was Data and Data Access.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were slashdot.org, science.slashdot.org, news.bbc.co.uk, planckmission.wordpress.com, and qprdot.org.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for herschel space observatory images, herschel space observatory, herschel, herschel blog, and herschel space telescope.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Data and Data Access May 2010


First Herschel Science! December 2009


Stunning new Herschel Images of the Milky Way October 2009


SPIRE first light images arrive! July 2009


Herschel Observations of Trans-Neptunian Objects: New Light on the edge of the Solar System January 2010


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