A couple weeks ago James Grime linked on Twitter to a puzzle in the January 8, 1981 issue of New Scientist, which runs as follows: “Beauty? Courage? Generosity? Patience? Wisdom? Which do you wish for the new-born Princess?” asked the … Continue reading →
file this under the shit-load of under appreciated people who you never learn about in school
By fucking hand, bro.
you always hear about the first man on the moon but never this
Despite Benjamin Franklin’s best efforts with a kite and a key, the phenomenon of lightning remains a scientific enigma. Now, researchers have developed a new tool that could help them solve some of lightning’s mysteries. By using cosmic rays, space-traveling particles that constantly rain down on our atmosphere, scientists report they can peek inside thunderstorms and measure their electric fields, helping them pinpoint the conditions that cause storms’ electrical outbursts.
Chances are you have a to-do list that stretches longer than a roll of toilet paper. But if you want to get more done and feel better while doing it, try these tips: 1. Get a good night’s sleep. This is a biggie. Sleep is […]
Is Global Warming Making It Harder To Breathe?
Since 2001, the amount of asthma cases in the United States has skyrocketed. What causes asthma, and is climate change making it worse?
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