I’m getting that achy, tired feeling that usually means the flu. I hate that.
- The fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex gnawed bones like a modern-day dog.
- African rock art under the threat of – guess what.
- A fossilized jaw found in an Alberta gravel pit may have cleared up a mystery for researchers wondering how brown bears originally made it across North America.
- Here’s a 26-minute video on Ice Age humans in South Carolina.
- American Indian languages are dying off.
- Archeological discoveries dating back to about 10-thousand years ago reveal the ancient practice of make-up application that women and men used in what is now Iran.
- Extinction in the ocean’s mud presages key ecological changes.
- Spinach power adds muscle to batteries.
- Scientists unleash a pack of phorid flies to stop the relentless march of red fire ants across the United States.
- While Hurricane Charley was pounding Florida, the fish sang.
- The arctic is melting fast and may swamp the U.S. coasts by 2099. Let’s just round it off to 3000. Global warming to expose Arctic to oil,gas drilling.
- While the south-east of Australia has gone through years of drought, new research shows the rest of the country including the center, is getting wetter.
- Indonesia peat fires may fuel global warming.
- Talks at the United Nations appear to have failed to avert a new U.N. confrontation over a U.S.-led drive to ban all cloning of human embryos including for stem cell research
- Do not ignore the danger of cell phones.
- A new airborne combat robot prepares for duty.
- A scramjet team funded by the U.S. and Australian armed forces will shoot for Mach 10.
- The Double Slit Experiment, the simplest of quantum weirdness experiments, has been the basis of many of the unintuitive interpretations of quantum physics. You will have to read this four times to even pretend to understand it.
- Ghosts stop a barn demolition.
- Mind control: The Zombie Effect.
- Americans expose the Russian X-ray Girl.
- What best explains the UFO phenomenon?
- Theorists tackle astronomer’s mysterious ‘baby’ planet.
- An ambitious new Dutch program intends to get a glimpse of an ancient moment, 13 billion years back, when the first stars winked on and primitive galaxies began to form.
- Europe’s Mars Express spacecraft has taken its most detailed image yet of the Red Planet’s largest moon, Phobos.
- Avast, spaceman. Unfurl a lightweight, football field-sized sheet from your spacecraft and set sail for Mars.
- There will be no surfing on Titan, Dude.
- A second black hole is found at the center of our Galaxy.
- New photos of Uranus reveal a ringed planet in flux.
- Europe’s first lunar spacecraft is set to go into orbit around the Moon on Monday.
- Taking a CAT scan of the early universe.
Quote of the Day:
What I am going to tell you about is what we teach our physics students in the third or fourth year of graduate school… It is my task to convince you not to turn away because you don’t understand it. You see my physics students don’t understand it… That is because I don’t understand it. Nobody does.