“Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day…”
- The dark side of the moon, illuminated.
- Old growth forests waning, courtesy of the other ‘gw’ (global warming). More here about increasing tree deaths in the West.
- Were the Mayan’s Peruvian ancestors destroyed by floods and quakes? Perhaps the fourth sun of five.
- Dating ancient droughts with rainmakers.
- Pure mountain spring water, bottled straight from the poles of Mars.
- Meanwhile, the south pole on *this* planet proves no continent is impervious to global warming. Yes Virginia, Antarctica’s melting… but some lab-coats disagree.
- The infamous 1942 Battle of Los Angeles, revisited (with video here). Not to be confused with 1999’s Battle for Los Angeles.
- The science of worms and spinal cord injuries.
- Last week it was holographic worlds and universes, this week it’s holographic disks, quantum computing and teleportation. More here about teleportation.
- Did Mars and Mercury come from Earth and Venus? According to the theory of rocky planet formation they did.
- In search of… the outer planets.
- Prevalence of interspecies breeding reveals the flaws in Darwin’s ‘tree of life’.
- Energy efficient light bulbs may be hazardous to your health.
- Behold the season of change as the seasons change two days earlier than usual.
- One fish, two fish, red fish… same fish?
- Forecasting the weather from underground. Not to be confused with the Weather Underground.
- The first 10 years of Dr. Manhattan.
Quote of the Day:
“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. And I’m asking you sir, at the top of my lungs – that thing! That horrible thing that I see! What’s that thing you’ve made out of my truffula tree?”