Either I need glasses/sleep, or Greg invented an M.C. Escher font.
- Welcome to Zarmina’s world: first habitable exoplanet confirmed.
- Space Shuttle Endeavour’s launch filmed from passenger plane.
- The view on the ground and from balloon.
- Tiny iron spheres are fossilised space dust.
- Play with an online 3D model of the solar system. Warp 9, Number One…
- Synchronised UFOs observed over a river in Argentina.
- Constants in nature may vary in different parts of the universe.
- NatGeo has the best night-sky photos of 2011.
- Stunning pics from the Travel Photographer of the Year contest.
- Filmmaker Werner Herzog talks about his 3D Chauvet cave art film.
- Restoration work has begun on the birthplace of Apollo & Artemis.
- Temple dedicated to Demeter & Persephone found in Bulgaria.
- Archaeologists to survey Arthurian mystery known as the King’s Knot.
- Rosslyn Chapel’s stone cubes may conceal 500-year-old secret.
- Riddle of ‘God Particle’ to be solved by 2012. Good timing.
- Buddhism & neuroscience: more in common than you think.
- Robert McLuhan on Stephen Hawking’s afterlife brouhaha at Paranormalia.
- For only £435, take a test to see how long you’ll live. Or you could spend that money enjoying life and not worrying too much.
- Roman vampires? Romane ite suckus sanguis!
- Lake monsters of Europe. Berlusconi in speedos, indeed.
- I.M.F. chief, a maid, & electronic keycards. Maybe they used this Android app.
- Attracted to Doomsday: Why we want it & how we hope to survive.
Thanks Greg & Kat.
Quote of the Day:
But science isn’t supposed to care about preconceived notions. Science, at least good science, tells us about the world as it is, not as some wish it to be. Sometimes what science finds is consistent with a particular religion’s wishes. But usually not.
David Weisman (source)