See anything you like?
- Behold! the colorful center of our home galaxy, in all its funkadelic glory.
- Good news for planet hunters is bad news for battery makers.
- In a interview for Wired, science journalist Alan Boyle (of Cosmic Log fame) explains why we have such an infatuation with Pluto, the underdog of the Solar system —‘The Case for Pluto: How a Little Planet Made a Big Difference’ [Amazon US & UK].
- First the original Apollo landing tapes, now the Kecksburg UFO files: is there anything NASA can store *without* losing it??
- Butterflies In Spaaaace! not a pre-school show, but NASA’s latest project.
- Video: Phil “Naughty” Plait’s talk at Gnomedex, where he discussed his favorite subject: skepticism.
- Here comes the sun *tu du du du* & I say: Godspeed! Spacecraft that sails on sunshine aims for lift-off in 2010.
- The oceans: our planet’s first extraterrestrial visitors.
- The termites of the abyss —something not even James Cameron could have imagined.
- In 1924, the US Navy was looking to have contact with Martians. Don’t believe me? here’s the proof, direct from the National Archives (H/T Earthfiles).
- UFO hacker Gary McKinnon on medication to quell his suicidal tendencies, says Gary’s mum.
- The aliens visiting Maine seem to think we should start celebrating Xmas —maybe they’re partners of Zemeckis.
- Make it so —one layer at a time: The Star Trek replicator is now closer at hand.
- Fire up your stove with this —literal— green invention: a log made of leaves.
- Australia receives a very cool visitor this year: Australia”>an iceberg —I bet it’s Cody visiting his surfer buddies.
- Warm blood vs Cold blood: the great debate in paleontology —finally solved?
- Sauropods caught in the act… of evolving —thanks to a new fossil discovered in S. Africa.
- Guess who want to give you a free copy of “On the Origin of Species”: the Creationists —did they get the idea from Umberto Eco? @_@
- Annoyed by the exorbitant phone bills in your household? blame the FOXP2 gene in your teenager child.
- Gattaca here we come! Complete Genomics, a company in California, intends to offer DNA sequencing services for US$5,000 next year.
- King Tut’s tomb to get a makeover — part of Zahi’s retirement arrangements? 😛
- Here’s hoping that in the next 20 years, the world will have another former wall of shame as a tourist magnet.
Tip of my sombrero to Kat.
Quote of the Day:
“Freedom does not make men happy. It makes them, simply, men.”
Manuel Azaña, Spanish poet