Monday, 16 May 2011

Empirical Erudition

Usual APOD beauty

Some spiders wear silk slippers apparently. ScienceShot

I'd live in a house made of Shrooms. Impactlab.

BoingBoing link to a disturbing/amusing Guarnida article about a Chinese farmer's problems with exploding watermelons.

Mmm Gliese 581d is a shaping up to be the first habitable exoplanet discovered. ScienceDaily.

The situation at the Fukushima plant is looker bleaker and bleaker. Reddit.

Slate have a funny article about the filthy nomenclature coined by neuroanatomists of yore.

Awesome shot of Endeavour's final blast. Bad Astronomy. According to Wired on board are 5 micro-organisms and a Bobtail Squid, hopefully some Astronauts too.

No comments:

Post a Comment