“To be shaken out of the ruts of ordinary perception, to be shown for a few timeless hours the outer and inner world…”
- Life on Mars or dark basaltic sand pushed to the surface of sand dunes? More close-up images of Mars’ sand here.
- Before and after satellite photos of the tragic devastation in Haiti. Make donations here.
- The strange case of black holes and lightning.
- And when worlds collide, said George Pal to his bride…
- Fixing the climate over the next 40 years will set the stage for 2100. Meanwhile, a Deutsche Bank reports ‘Climate is the investment of a lifetime.’
- In search of the first planets.
- Do stars make more planets than we think?
- Faster than the speed of light?
- Decoding light from another world.
- “Fossil” fireballs found in supernova debris.
- ‘Tank Man” photo available on Google China for first time.
- Advertisements blatantly lie about the number of calories food contains… along with everything else they sell.
- Boston University archaeologists unearth Egypt’s ancient seatrade.
- Did Alexander the Great have kevlar armor, circa 323 B.C.?
- New study pushes age of Sierra Nevadas back 30 million years.
- Footprint in Polish quarry pushes evolution back 18 million years.
- The mystery of Chile’s disappearing lake.
- Crystal mountains and the Moon’s ocean of magma and Saturn’s connection to lopsided lunar lakes.
- Code-breaker cracks 200 year-old encryption.
- Experts racing to save Antarctic hut from 1912 before it’s buried in the snow.
- Meanwhile, massive Antarctic glacier is poised for collapse.
- Do all animal frequencies sound the same?
- When pigs fly and alligators breathe like birds.
- Did the ancient Amazonians Indians fight global warming with biochar?
- In this week’s news of the coming robot revolution… robot baby.
- And finally, Doomsday Clock pushed back one minute, despite robot-baby.
Thanks to RPG and RMG
Quote of the Day:
“The man who comes back through the Door in the Wall will never be quite the same as the man who went out. He will be wiser but less sure, happier but less self-satisfied, humbler in acknowledging his ignorance yet better equipped to understand the relationship of words to things, of systematic reasoning to the unfathomable mystery which it tries, forever vainly, to comprehend…”