Science Doesn’t Sleep (6.24.08)

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So here’s what went down since you logged off.

CERN scientists: “The LHC is not quite as powerful as the universe.”

Endangered, shmandered. Canadians want you to kill polar bears.

The technology that makes bike lights blink may soon be used to power cars.

Now that’s an entrance: new research indicates that Homer’s Odysseus finally made it home to Penelope during a total eclipse.

How do fossil geeks keep up with the Joneses? Ammonite sink. Bonus points: Erosion Basin.

Science Doesn’t Sleep (5.15.08)

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Creative Commons License photo credit: denn

So here’s what went down after you logged off.

Yeah – I can fly.” Apparently, Iron Man lives in the Swiss Alps.

Polar bears are now a protected species - sort of.

Nothing can escape from black holes – except certain kinds of information.

Speaking of disturbing galactic phenomena – they may be a giant hole in the cosmos. Or maybe not, we can’t really be sure.

NASA didn’t find aliens – but they did find something really cool.

Today, the symphony, tomorrow – the world! A robot took over conducting Detroit’s Symphony.

National Geographic has video of the rare Dead Sea Scroll frgament that was shown only briefly in Jerusalem recently.