Write your own intro. I can’t be arsed today. 😉
- Mars may have caves.
- ‘Skylight’ on the Moon may hint at underground tunnel system. Mac would have feasted on that news.
- Cunning mythological plan goes slightly awry: Exoplanets dubbed ‘Vulcan’, ‘Romulus’, and ‘Female Pigeon’.
- Lunar Lander Challenge: A prize for a moon lander will be won this month.
- Rethinking relativity: Is time out of joint?
- A novel form of fusion power: Psst, kapow!
- At Bortle 2 on the international darkness scale (as dark as it gets on dry land), Scotland’s Galloway Forest Park is one of the darkest places on the planet. On a clear night, in London you might be able to see about 200 stars, but in Galloway Forest Park, 7,000 stars would be visible.
- NASA’s Global Hawk UAV, an aircraft-satellite hybrid, will soon be monitoring environmental conditions on Earth.
- Mass extinction: The story of how the dinosaurs disappeared is getting more and more complicated.
- Modern man had sex with Neanderthals. That’s ‘modern man’ as in Homo sapiens, not your strange neighbour.
- New evidence of culture in wild chimpanzees.
- Time-keeping brain neurons discovered.
- Cleanliness is next to godliness: People in rooms freshly spritzed with Windex were more fair and generous than people in normal-smelling rooms.
- ‘Invisible’ molecules seen for the first time.
- Arctic sediments show that 20th century warming is unlike natural variation.
- What do turn of the century lab rats, clutch NBA players like Michael Jordan, and Wall Street’s highest-paid executives have in common? (Think of it like a crossword clue: 6 letters, across.)
- Why life always lands butter side down.
Quote of the Day:
Politics is the entertainment branch of industry.