WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE A VIDEO CONTEST FEATURING
SCIENCE WITH PEEPS®
via ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTER – FAMILY EVENTS.
How AWESOME is this?
Phoenix New Times also has a story on this and is the source of the above photo.
Very, very excited about this. Who else? Are you going to make a video?
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.
Yet again, SMBC makes me so, so happy.
NASA scientists announced today an incredible find: a form of microbe that apparently evolved the ability to use otherwise toxic arsenic in their biochemistry!
First off, just to be straight and to dispel the rumors: this is not aliens on Titan, or Mars, or anywhere else. This bizarre life form was found right here on good ol’ Earth. And don’t be disappointed: this is still pretty cool news.
via NASA’s real news: bacterium on Earth that lives off arsenic! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine.
This is the point where I should inject some sort of personal insight, or intelligent observation… but all I can really think of, right now, is: HOW FREAKIN’ COOL IS THIS?!?!!?!
Using Google Maps, the site Ifitwasmyhome.com helps put some context to the size of the oil spill in the gulf.
Check out how large it is compared to my home state. This was a sobering moment this morning. How does it measure up to where you are?
The site also has a lot of useful links for those who want to help is some way. Check it out!