For this evening's Planetary Radio Live event, Mat Kaplan asked me to do a presentation of some favorite space images. I told him that picking favorite space images is like picking favorite children; it's not possible because they're all my favorite. To narrow things down, I decided to explore a theme: "Many Worlds."
Here is a bouquet of leftover links for this evening. Some are intriguing. Some just stink. A peek deep into Bigfoot culture. It is NOT pretty. It’s delusional. Three experts disagree on bonding with a sasquatch – Three experts disagree on bonding with a sasquatch: Members. BBC News – Sonic boom heard in Essex, Cambridgeshire…
Man of Steel was a thoroughly entertaining superhero movie and a serviceable Superman movie. Fortunately, the last son of Krypton was not the only super-powered being saving the world, as the king of Atlantis was hanging out, cleaning up ol’ Kal-El’s mess. It has been 98 days since our last Aquaman is Awesome post. We’re [...]
On May 15, the peer-reviewed paper, Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature was published in the scientific journal, Environmental Research Letters (ERL). The paper presents The Consensus Project (TCP) – a survey of over 12,000 peer-reviewed climate science papers by our volunteer, citizen science team at Skeptical Science. The analysis found a 97% consensus among papers taking a
Batteries électriques - by Alexander VoltaIn 1800 the Royal Society published Alexander Volta's description of how he built his batteries.It is not widely known that Volta invented both the 'wet' and the 'dry' battery. Most writers mention Volta's pile - a 'dry' battery, but omit to mention his 'crown of cups', or 'wet' battery.