A Look At The James Webb Space Telescope’s High Tech Spectrometer
The James Webb Space Telescope will be able to spot multiple objects at the same time with its NIRspec instrument, the first for a satellite spectrometer.
via Video From Space.
Cosa determina il successo di un alimento? Qualità, gusto, prezzo, sono tutti fattori che influenzano le vendite, ma ancora più importante è in che modo questi aspetti sono percepiti dai potenziali acquirenti. In una parola, quel che conta è la reputazione. Uno studio dell'Università la Sapienza, presentato a Roma in occasione dell’incontro “Agric(u)ltura: innovazione e nuove idee per il futuro (giovane) del made in Italy agricolo”, ha
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Multiple Zombies, the second installment of the undead mathematics series is now available at the iTunes Book store. Get this book and the first installment, In Parts:Fractional Zombies, free for a limited time. Both books are written for an audience of about 2-3rd grade. Multiple Zombies is specifically for those learning multiplication of numbers 0-10. […]
Weekly Space Hangout - March 7, 2014: Cosmos Premiere & NASA Budget
Host: Fraser Cain
Astrojournalists: David Dickinson, Matthew Francis, Casey Dreier, Jason Major, Brian Koberlein, Alan Boyle
via Universe Today.
"@GrandfatherMtStatePark trails are open...but Profile Trail parking lot is closed.— russwilliamsiii (@russwilliamsiii) March 7, 2014
...at least."@NCZoo closed thru Monday...at least. Trees down.— russwilliamsiii (@russwilliamsiii) March 7, 2014
Crocodiles (& their relatives, alligators) are generally viewed as top predators. They're 'ambush' hunters1, lunging up out of the water to snatch at their prey at the last moment. But sometimes, they come off second-best. Check out this video...
Virtual Skeptics №78
This week on the Virtual Skeptics
Bob’s shilling for Big Tuppence;
Eve will have a Ham on Nye, Hovind the mayo;
Sharon finds people have given up NOT worshipping Satan for Lent;
and Tim is rescuing cats (metaphorically)
via Brian Gregory.
Snow that doesn’t melt! Is it a government conspiracy?! (Hint: no.)
I’ve seen some bizarre conspiracy theories in my time, but this may be the plain old weirdest: The snow that paralyzed Atlanta, Georgia in January of 2014 was not *really* snow: It was some sort of chemical that didn’t melt, and scorched when held to a flame! Is it some weird engineered mind-altering material? Maybe nanobots, like one guy claims?
Yeah, not so much. Oddly enough, this idea struck me as being