Posts Tagged: science saturday
If you weren’t already afraid of scorpions, then you probably don’t want to hear that their exoskeleton sort of acts like one big eye.
Popular Science takes us on a tour inside Space Shuttle Atlantis.
Twenty-five bucks will soon get you a bare-bones computer capable of playing back H.264 video at 1080p....more
I’m always fascinated by stories like this because my Zoology professor in college was the first to make me investigate human evolutionary theory, and I started with Australopithecus afarensis....more
Physicists have figured out a way to stop coffee rings from forming, which is a bigger deal than you might expect.
Stealing cars via text message. I expect this will appear on Leverage before too long.
I linked to photos from inside the Fukushima nuclear plant earlier today....more
So, maybe you don’t need to force yourself to drink those eight glasses of water a day.
What can baboon males teach us about human males? (Or, what we probably could have guessed about men from reading the daily news.) Good news for Beta males: your lives are less stressful than the Alphas’....more
An Appeals Court has lifted the injunction against the National Institute of Health’s revised policy on funding stem cell research. That’s the science part of the link. The language part of the link? Part of the decision was based on the tense of the verbs used in the legislation....more
The Secret Service has done a study on US assassinations, and there’s some really interesting findings available.
Here’s yet another way a hacker can use your public information against you.
How is it that the Eiffel Tower is still standing?...more
There’s a lunar core? I thought it was just a hunk of rock.
Ever seen a solar eclipse from space? Now you can.
The Russians are about to drill into Lake Vostok. Why is that a big deal? Because it’s been sealed off from the rest of the earth for 14 million years....more