Who is that stranger in the mirror?
What if the mysterious stranger in your life happens to be that weirdo in the mirror? Join Robert and Julie for a discussion of mirrored self-misidentification.
By: How Stuff Works.
So a dozen people walk up to the bar and start discussing molecular weight distributions and size-exclusion chromatography (SEC). Let's listen in to what some of them had to say:"MJ:And as the district court found...the presumed meaning of that term "average molecular weight" when you when you're using this technology is peak average molecular weight. And the there are other technologies such as osmometry and light scattering that give rise to a different presumed meaning of what average
This Tiny Device May Help the Paralyzed Walk Again
The E-Dura is a tiny implant that may change lives— it’s shown huge promise in getting paralyzed rats to walk again, and may one day help paralyzed human mobile. How does it work, and how is it better than other options? Kim Horcher discusses with Phil Torres (Scientist, host of Al Jazeera America’s TechKnow) and Jason G. Goldman (Scientist, writer for Scientific American, BBC Future).
Guest post from Fred Cummins in response to a tweet exchange.----------------------------------------This is a letter to Greg Hickok in response to some recent tweet exchanges that immediately seemed to raise issues that are not resolvable in 140 character snippets. I'm including Andrew Wilson and Sabrina Golonka from Leeds, and Marek McGann from Limerick in the distribution, as I believe we might all have interesting perspectives on the issues at stake.Let's start with this heartfelt
Hubble: The Beginning
This segment looks at the state of astronomy before Hubble and the difficulties of observing from the ground that drove the need for a space telescope. Astronomers instrumental in the Hubble project in the 60s and 70s reflect on how the design of the telescope was forced to evolve because methods used by ground-based observatories weren’t practical in space.
By: Hubble Space Telescope.