- Solving the chicken/egg conundrum and other such nonsense
Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Nov 21 2009 - 12:24pm
- Three things for which I am thankful
I know Thanksgiving is tomorrow but I'm getting a head start, in anticipation of the food coma I assume I will be in tomorrow. In no particular order, I am thankful for: 1. Jessica Hagy, at Indexed. 2. Humor, especially the ability to laugh at one ...
Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Nov 25 2009 - 2:20pm
- Darwin Vs Genesis: Literary Deathmatch
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species, The Star has decided to trash Darwin. No, they're not going creationist on us, but Stephen Marche argues that Genesis beats the Origin hands down as literature: ...
Article - Michael White - Nov 25 2009 - 5:53pm
- Lovers’ credit?
One of the beauties of spiral galaxies is bursts of blue-and-red hydrogen light from newly-born clusters of stars. In the 19th century a poetically similar outburst of creativity occurred in Naples, which not only transformed Italian popular music, but p ...
Blog Post - Robert H Olley - Nov 30 2009 - 12:54pm
- Overturning special relativity
Who is the president of physics? Hawking, maybe? "I mean, what's more likely-- that I have uncovered fundamental flaws in this field that no one in it has ever thought about, or that I need to read a little more? Hint: it's the one that inv ...
Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Dec 15 2009 - 9:50am
- Bloggy Lilja Bye
Tuesday began as a day like any other. Rolled out of bed at 10AM, read some awesome science blogging (here, where else?) over coffee, then went to the office where I was looking forward to a round of golf and a nap before playing some X-box before going ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 14 2015 - 10:12am
- Christmas Observer Effect
"Physicists who want to protect traditional Christmas realize that the only way to keep from changing Christmas is not to observe it." ...
Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Dec 23 2009 - 9:34am
- Christmas In Space And San Francisco- And How I Almost Got Married
Photo: Bente Lilja Bye Christmas at Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco. The American Geophysical Union is said to be the world's largest gathering of geoscientists. Remember that planet Earth is exactly that – a planet. So include a number of astronomer ...
Article - Bente Lilja Bye - Dec 28 2009 - 2:45pm
- Quantum Space Travel
To-do list for 2010:- Compute likelihood gravitational quantum tunneling from Earth to Jupiter- Check whether I am safe, or need to gain weight. Cartoon by xkcd. Happy new year! ...
Blog Post - Johannes Koelman - Dec 31 2009 - 2:37am
- Cat Massage Therapy- Would Training a Cat to Give a Massage be a Good Idea?
Lately I have been having pains in my shoulder due to leaning to the left while sitting in my computer chair. This has put a strain on the muscles in my shoulder, neck and arm on my left side. I was thinking one night while laying in my bed, how wonderful ...
Blog Post - Karen Barnes - Jan 6 2010 - 9:37pm