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Giant Spiders, Death And Great Floods: The Origins Of Coal
March 1, 2018 · 1 Comment

  Imagine a primeval world, a swamp, but not like any swamp you see today. A canopy of fern-like leaves towers fifty to a hundred feet above you, blotting out the sun like a blackish-green, moth eaten blanket. Remarkably thin, spindly trunks support the structure precariously. These trunks have a scaley texture, like the skin […]

The Science Behind Baking, Part 2!
August 2, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Welcome to part two of this series on the chemistry of baking/making a geode cake. For those of you joining us for the first time, you can find part one here And Now We Bake   Baking happens in three basic stages. In the first stage, all those gas bubbles in the batter you have been […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.12.08)
August 12, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: Martin Pettitt So here’s what went down after you logged off. What gives jalapenos their kick? Fungus. Yum. Robots with skin? Japanese scientists have developed a stretchy, rubber covering for robots that allows them to detect heat and pressure. Elephants never forget – really. A new study has shown that herd matriarchs have […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.21.08)
July 21, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

No, not that kind of lime. photo credit: Phillie Casablanca So here’s what went down after you logged off. The Olympics have been taken over by…the BLOB! It’s hurricane season, and you know what that means – we’ve got one headed for us. Adding lime to seawater could reduce atmospheric levels of CO2. It will […]



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