For a long time, I aspired to understand quantum physics, but today’s news made me realize I’ll always know less than nothing about it.
- Braveheart’s Iconic Proof: the sheer courage, principle, and merit of the common man.
- Scots will be mourning William Wallace on the 700th anniversary of his death.
- The battle over William Wallace’s birthplace.
- Has King David’s palace been found in East Jerusalem?
- Evidence that Polynesians landed in Southern California between 400 and 800 A.D.
- Amazonian languages challenge linguistic theories.
- Ireland’s largest ancient fort found outside Londonderry.
- Cracking the brain’s perception code.
- Collins describes widespread environmental damage visible from shuttle.
- Your Tap Water: Will That be Leaded Or Unleaded?
- Ice shelf collapse biggest for 10,000 years.
- How lowly bacteria froze Earth solid.
- Quantum physicists decide we can know less than nothing. If anyone understands this article, please explain it to the rest of us.
- Lack of understanding of space weather will block manned missions to Mars.
- Solar flares could force shuttle crew to take cover on space station.
- Physicists add salt to make nano-sized particles with magnetic properties.
- Cassini sends photos of Saturn’s auroras.
- NASA’s Spitzer Finds Hidden, Hungry Black Holes.
- Scientists drill into active section of San Andreas Fault.
- Sceptics silenced by new recordings of ivory-billed woodpeckers’ distinctive calls and tree rapping.
- Of the 60 amphetamines tested against Parkinson’s in mice, 14 were found to reverse symptoms, with Ecstacy being the most effective.
- America’s Most Dangerous Drug: How meth quietly marched across the country and up the socioeconomic ladder—and the wreckage it leaves in its wake.
- Cocaine residue in Italian water reveals high number of daily users.
- What they still call “the disaster” in geneticist Pat Hunt’s lab.
- Phthalates in cosmetics, plastics, found to trigger lupus.
- New study shows Hurricane Ivan generated monster waves.
- Deadly Bacterial Infection Being Brought Back from Iraq by U.S. Troops.
- Selective breeding’s first major advance in 20 years: passive animals are more productive.
- Schools are destroying the joy of reading, but Grossology is packing kids in.
- College president weighs in on why we shouldn’t confuse roles of science and faith.
- Newspeak rift: ‘war on terror’ back this week.
- Orwellian Doublethink In London.
- Oddities stranger than fiction.
- What makes life funny?
Quote of the Day:
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein