Posts filed under “Science”

Ring System 200X Saturn’s Discovered 430 Light Years Away

A ring system circling a young giant planet about 430 light years from Earth is 200 times the size of Saturn’s rings, scientists have discovered. WSJ’s Monika Auger reports.

Category: Science, Video

Biohacking with Nootropics

Smart Drugs

via CNN/Money

Category: Science, Video

Both Sides of the Brain (Updated)

Source: Dr. C Daniels ~~~ UPDATE: 1/25/15 Here is the latest scientific thinking, countering the older “left right” analysis:

Category: Psychology, Science

North America’s Geological History

Source: Wikimedia via Know More

Category: Digital Media, Science

Kids “inherit” nostalgia for their parents’ music

Source: Priceonomics h/t Know More

Category: Music, Science

2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record

Click for an interactive graphic. Source: Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Science

5 Charts That Explain 2014′s Record-Smashing Heat

Source: Mother Jones

Category: Digital Media, Science

Teixobactin

In light of the discovery of the first new anti-biotic in decades, let’s have a look at the molecular chemistry involved:   click for ginormous graphic Source: Compound Interest

Category: Digital Media, Science

Which Scientific Ideas Should be Abandoned?

Every year, Edge.org asks prominent scientists a single question. Lasy tear, the query was simply: “Which scientific ideas should be abandoned?”

Check out the resultant three-minute video to see where scientific thinking is ripe for change.

Category: Science, Video

The Chemistry of Champagne

Source: Compound Interest

Category: Digital Media, Food and Drink, Science