The “grazing occultation” of Saturn by the Moon. RING ECLIPSE From the Lunar Picture of the Day, via the Bad Astronomy Blog, the picture is a composite from astrophotographer Peter Lawrence.
What does this very well-muscled young man have to do with an exciting innovation in nanotechnology? Very little, but apparently because the new nanotech engine is similiar in size to our bodies’ own “engines” that make our muscles contract, BBC… Read More ›
They’re extinguishers of beetles, too. (via Barista) Addendum: serendipitously to the above link, I followed this link (via Bellatrys in a discussion at Pandagon) to a summary of The Poison Mushroom, Nazi pre-war propaganda against Jews. Ugh. Further addendum: The… Read More ›