Posts filed under “Science”
I am not what you call an organic gardener. As much as I like to get my hands dirty, plant things and watch them grow, I am not afraid to engage in the occasional bout of chemical warfare with some pests.
However, before I break out Agent Orange, each year around late May/early June, I order some of my favorite bugs.
Now if I could only find a (non-chemical) solution for Mosquitoes . . .
~~~ Source: Scientists unveil most complete EVER map of the universe that extends to 380 million light years away DAILY MAIL 26th May 2011 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1390908/Scientists-unveil-complete-EVER-map-universe-extends-380-million-lightyears-away.html?ITO=1490
Photographer Stephane Vetter combined six exposures to capture not only two green auroral rings, but also their reflections off Iceland’s largest glacial lake. He took his photographs during a visit to the lake, Jökulsárlón. > click for bigger photo > Source: Green sky at night Spectacular image of the Northern Lights that captures two auroral…Read More
Washington’s Blog strives to provide real-time, well-researched and actionable information. George – the head writer at Washington’s Blog – is a busy professional and a former adjunct professor. ~~~ Scientists have developed a simple blood test to determine how long you will live. How? By measuring the length of your “telomeres”, the ends of chromosome….Read More
Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story. Brain researcher Jill Bolte Taylor studied her own stroke as it happened — and has become a powerful…Read More
People of the Coral Triangle from James Morgan Photography on Vimeo. From The Coral Triangle website: The Coral Triangle is the underwater equivalent of the Amazon. It harbours more species than any other marine environment on the planet, including 76% of all coral types and more than 3000 species of fish. It encompasses an area…Read More