Happy New Year from WordPress.com!
Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.
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We made beautiful, animated fireworks to celebrate your blogging! Unfortunately this browser lacks the capability. We made a slide show to fill in but we hope you will come back to this page with an HTML5 browser. In our tests, Safari or Chrome worked best.
To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on AstroNews’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,900 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
In 2011, there were 425 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 429 posts. There were 294 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 5 MB. That's about 6 pictures per week.
The busiest day of the year was September 14th with 558 views. The most popular post that day was NASA To Announce Kepler Discovery At Media Briefing.
The top referring sites in 2011 were:
Some visitors came searching, mostly for keckobservatory d0t org/news/first_close-up_view_of_a_planet_being_formed/, 2011 sf108, ss leporis, and kepler 21b.
These are the posts that got the most views on AstroNews in 2011.
Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!
2012 is going to be even better on WordPress.com…