Astronomers have detected the building blocks of DNA in an interstellar gas cloud located about 25,000 light years from Earth.
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Image: Dust Pillar of the Carina Nebula
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Here’s a striking view of Sarychev Volcano in the Kuril Islands, Russia going through its early stage of eruption, taken from the orbit of the International Space Station in June 2009.
They’re thingamejigging all by themselves!
Can you tell how scientific-minded I am?
Austrian multimedia art graduate Clemens Wirth filmed the extraordinary and gruesome life that can exist in just one single drop.The creatures look like something from your worst nightmares, yet these microbes live all around us, in rivers, lakes and ponds.
‘As an enthusiast for little things, I wanted to go deeper than the macro universe, so I found myself hanging on the eyepiece of a…
Isn’t it? Or is it? They have eyes, but they do not see…
Where are my heat-sensors? My coffee mug just turned infrared!
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Look at those colours… From Science.Memebase.com
And what about all those stars? There could be little Joes or Janes living anywhere in there!!! Or Glurckles, maybe Strontles?
My neighbour John just remarked that Orion may actually not be a nebula. He’s lying, because it’s been a while since I last cleaned my glasses and if I say it’s a nebula, then we are unanimous about that, dangit!
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I have been struggling with the notion of an alternate arithmetic for a while now, but once again, I am stumped.
Let me start simple and try to not confuse myself:
One and zero are just conventions, starting from the on/off principle.
There are other ways of looking at nature.
How about the power of three? As in colour(of light) theory: red, green and blue.
Take an even-sided triangle, with the angles being one of these three colours.
You can divide up each side of the triangle in as many parts as you like, but the middle of each side will come out as one of three secondary colors and form a new smaller triangle, and you can repeat this process ad infinitum.
I’m certain that, starting from this premiss, one could create a viable construct for doing calculus with, but I am too thick to see it! Can anybody help?
He’s just showing off!
I added the black spray-on.
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Dallas scientists have created a new device, which can render objects behind it invisible, using nano carbon tubes to bend light rays.
The Obama administration is planning to use this technique to hide the state of the US economy from the eyes of the world! All hail technology!!
Of course, in Europe EU politicians had mastered this technique long ago as the following article shows:
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“MINISTERS in the last Government failed to turn up to almost two-thirds of crucial European finance meetings as the economic crisis took hold.” – They were there, but had turned on their cloaking device!
Science following in science-fiction’s footsteps yet again.