I keep singing in my head the ever-so-prescient “Information Overload” by Living Colour. Methinks my brain may be on to something…
- SETI’s Seth Shostak asks: “When did science become the enemy?”
- New Mexico spaceport leader Lonnie Sumpter dead at 58.
- Space historian sees cyborgs in our future.
- Stone tools may be among America’s oldest, pushing back the date on human migration to the New World by millennia.
- Let’s not honey-coat this stinging news. The buzz is that we’re in the middle of a bee emergency.
- News of a ‘brain intention reader’ has triggered calls for a debate on neuroethics.
- Scientists create macroscopic quantum effects. More on the quantum weirdness in this story.
- Hole in ice fuels UFO speculation.
- Crowds flock to ‘miraculous’ sculpture of angry Jesus after some claim to fall into a trance and see sparks shooting out his eyes. An angry Jesus is not a pretty sight.
- The great California Weedrush.
- When ‘greening’ your environment is taken too literally. Let’s hope Condi doesn’t mention anything about being ‘blown away’ by China.
- Is there a pilot in the insect?
- Biology goes open source.
- Underground pipes channeled water on Mars millions of years ago. Call me psychic, but I see a Richard Hoagland update on the horizon…
- And to continue the planetary plumbing vibe: Reservoirs of water found beneath Antarctica.
- And to continue the Antarctica vibe: temperatures disagree with climate model predictions.
- Researchers begin work on Minority Report-like computer interface.
Quote of the Day:
If a civilization survives to a certain point they could easily become immortal…their lifetime effectively becomes the lifetime of the universe. Migrating between stars to stay alive will not be a hurdle for these “old ones”…If you don’t insist on making the trip within the current human life span, there are no huge technical hurdles.