From NPR and Robert Krulwich, I present: A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On EarthRead More Towels! In! Space!
I’m thrilled by the scientific capability. I have a problem with his answer to the final question, though. How can you argue to bring back species sent to extinction by the carelessness of humanity at the cost of other species? Isn’t that just exchanging one extinct species for another? Possibly more?Read More De-Extinction
Remember Decay? It’s that zombie movie that was made by scientists at CERN (the Large Hadron Collider), remember? Sure you do. I wrote about an article that Wired wrote that was about that movie. I knew you remembered. Well, the movie was released yesterday. As promised, the whole movie is free for downloading, as well […]Read More Decay
It’s a Halloween miracle! Here is a zombie movie, that will be released for free under the Creative Commons agreements, that was shot at the Large Hadron Collider, by scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider, and news of its release came to me on Dogmic’s birthday! Special thanks to Wired and this article, without […]Read More Zombies, CERN, Free, Internet, Dogmic, Birthday, Halloween, Movies, Science
Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the Moon, donned a red shirt today. As I was thinking of something more poignant to say, I realized that we overlooked the passing of another historic astronaut. Sally Ride, the first woman in space, lost her battle with pancreatic cancer just over a month ago […]Read More Two Legends Lost in Space
Forty minutes of your life. The first video references the speaker in the second. Bonus subtopic: Life as we know it as a product of game-theory.Read More Two Ted Talks on Rational Optimism
Well. The species anyway. What an amazing animal. Polar Bears Older Than Previously Thought – Science News.Read More 600,000 Year Old Bears
Apparently there exists a group of physicists who don’t think that time is a dimension. They argue that time is discrete from space. They point out this guy named Gödel, who argued that: In any universe described by the theory of relativity, time cannot exist. via Physicists continue work to abolish time as fourth dimension of […]Read More Killing Time
What is the plural of Apocalypse? Turns out, Apocalypses. Turns out. Check out this wonderful infographic (at what point is it just a comic strip?) of failed and future Ends of the World. The Apocalypse Isn’t Happening Anytime Soon [Infographic] | WebProNews. (Found via The United States of Armageddon, source of all your End Times […]Read More A History of Failed Apocalypses
From my favorite website that I almost never read, “The neutrinos were fired in large groups because they are so evasive that even with a multi-ton detector, only about one in ten billion neutrinos are detected. After the neutrinos were detected, a computer on the other end translated the binary code back into English, and […]Read More Neutrino Communicator? I Hardly Know Her!