News Briefs 18-07-2011

I always aim to post the news at noon on Sunday. This is as close as I ever get.

Big thanks to Plato, Aristotle, Sir Isaac, Linnaeus, Galileo, Maxwell, Einstein, ..., Greg Taylor, and hopefully, eventually, inevitably, Zefram Cochrane.

Quote of the Day:

A true pilot must of necessity pay attention to the seasons, the heavens, the stars, the winds, and everything proper to the craft if he is really to rule a ship.

Plato