Category Archives: Science!


They’re almost certain they’ve found the Higgs boson. Reminds me of the story of the three blind men and the elephant.

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Nerd Alert: Quantum Geekery Ahead

The famous double slit experiment has been recreated using large molecules. So it’s not just a subatomic thing. Thomas Juffmann et al. fired molecules composed of over 100 atoms at a barrier with openings designed to minimize molecular interactions, and … Continue reading

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Report from Lala land

The 2012 peace index is out. All you need to know about it is here: “The USPI is the first national peace index produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace. Similar in concept to the Global Peace Index (GPI), … Continue reading

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OMFG COOL: Quantum Locking

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Relativity Safe After All

And the missing 60 nanoseconds reinforce relativity instead of disproving it. It turns out the GPS satellites are in a separate reference frame from the experiment and once you account for the effects of relativity between the frames, the difference … Continue reading

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Your “OMFG WOW!” of the day

“The left clip is a segment of the movie that the subject viewed while in the magnet. The right clip shows the reconstruction of this movie from brain activity measured using fMRI. The reconstruction was obtained using only each subject’s … Continue reading

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ZOMG! Cell Phones Don’t Cause Cancer!

“…no convincing evidence of any cancer connection.” Despite a recent move to classify mobile phones as possibly carcinogenic, the scientific evidence increasingly points away from a link between their use and brain tumors, according to a new study on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Whether it’s radioactive half-life or an Instalanche, the curve looks the same. Math is awesome. Too bad public schools do their best to ruin it.

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Hammer and Feather

One of my favorite videos from the Apollo days.

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Is The Science Settled?

I found this great post via Neatorama. What you thought you knew about Dinosaurs is probably wrong. Next time someone tries to tell you the science is settled you can laugh in their face. Science is never settled.

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