Some more cheesy humor about the CERN’s recent discovery of the Higgs boson, aka “The God Particle.” Woof! Advertisements
Stop me if you’ve heard this one. It’s a “groaner” alright.
Here is a great video mash-up created by the Symphony of Science in honor of the recent announcement today of the discovery of the Higgs boson, otherwise known as the God Particle. “I think we have it,” said Rolf-Dieter Heuer, the director general of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research located in Geneva, Switzerland. The agency is home to the Large Hadron Collider, the immense particle accelerator that produced the new data by colliding…
Mister Rogers remixed by Symphony of Science’s John D. Boswell for PBS Digital Studios. This is actually an excellent remix and video. Never in my life ever imagined Mister Rogers in a remix, but hey, with today’s technology anything is possible. The inspiration for the video, as explained by PBS on their YouTube page:
Talk about having a bad day… fossilized turtles caught in the act – yes, the act of having sex. Researchers can only speculate, but one possibility of a death trap during copulation was when the mating turtles were caught as they sank to deeper layers of the lake nearly 50 million years ago. The lake’s deep layers may have held deadly volcanic gases or other toxins. The fossils were discovered at the Messel Pit in…
Here are some photos from the annular eclipse on May 20, 2012. All taken in Albuquerque, New Mexico right next to the airport. Myself and my friend, Dave, were the first two there as we got there early. Shortly another car rolled in, and another. We ended up having about 15 cars there. Most people were from out of state. Our “neighbors” came in from North Carolina. There was another gentleman from Maryland. I heard…
LOL… no, not locked and loaded as in guns, rather photography. This evening, right before sunset is an annular eclipse. Lucky me… Albuquerque is the spot to be! Here are some of the details…. • Sun will be low on the horizon for the event. • The centerline for the event passes nearly through the Albuquerque International Airport. Any location in the metro area will provide an excellent view of the eclipse.
Here are some photos from TIME Photos which show the transformation of Richard Lee Norris’s faces before and after the first-ever facial transplant. According to TIME, the Office of Naval Research has funded work into vascularized composite transplantation that led to a vascularized composite allograft – a face transplant – for a 37-year old Virginia man at the University of Maryland a week ago. There are some 200 U.S. veterans who might benefit from such…
An absolutely phenomenal interactive site which allows you to zoom in and out, depending upon where you want to start or go, by using the scroll bar. I also found using the left/right buttons work as well. Clicking on any of the objects will provide you with the size of that item. Obviously, these are of an average size.
This video is a very well produced “mockumentary” which follows the journey of a plastic bag from a California city to the ocean with it’s final destination of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” At the bottom of this post are some photos, but I will warn you, some of them are disturbing.