SONG: Heavy In My Head

SONG: “Heavy In My Head.”

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: Based on “Anxiety can impact people’s walking direction,” Science Daily, 19 Jan. 2016, as used in the post “Nervous people walk to the left.

ABSTRACT:
Yes, this song is late. I’m not entirely sure why – I had the music *basically* down by the second week of January, and the lyrics by the middle of the week of the 23rd. But as usual, ran out of time to record them. Not to mention a space to record them in. Or… something. Hmm.

So…

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Science Art: PIA18353: Janus and Tethys by Cassini (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute)

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
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A big moon and a little moon, orbiting Saturn.

Moons like Tethys (660 miles or 1,062 kilometers across) are large enough that their own gravity is sufficient to overcome the material strength of the substances they are made of (mostly ice in the case of Tethys) and mold them into spherical shapes. But small moons like Janus (111 miles or 179 kilometers across) are not massive enough for their gravity to form them into a sphere. Janus and its like are left as irregularly …

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Science Art: Geology, by Brad Paisley

Yeah, this was just rebroadcast on Prairie Home Companion this weekend. But why not?

A pretty good country song that does everything you’d want a science song to do.

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Science Art: Flaming Storms on the Sun's Face

dthornebooks_stormsonsunsface

First found on dthorne books.

I’m guessing this came from a very old Scientific American (maybe 1930s?), but can’t really say for sure.

Welcome, 2016.

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Cell Phone Blood Scanner

25 December 2008 0

Bet your iPhone can’t do this…. UCLA scientists have found a way to rig an ordinary cell phone, an LED, a light filter and some […]

Future By Colani.

24 December 2008 0

Here, something pretty for your Yule: How Luigi Colani designed the future. A Colani-designed semi-trailer. From steam trains to flying boats. Spacecraft like ginger flowers […]

SONG: Isopods In My Aquarium.

23 December 2008 2

SONG: “Isopods In My Aquarium” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Antarctica Has More Species than Galapagos”, LiveScience, 2 Dec […]

Smart Soldiers Die First.

21 December 2008 0

Sounds grim, but New Scientist says it’s true. The more intelligent soldiers were the most likely to die in combat: The unprecedented demands of the […]

Electric Plonk.

19 December 2008 0

New Scientist gives us a recipe for converting cheap wine to the good stuff: It is backed by a decade of research, the results have […]

Flying Lasers.

18 December 2008 0

We’re one step closer to living in a Flash Gordon serial, New Scientist reports, as engineers prepare to unleash a brilliant barrage of airborne death […]

A 2,000-Year-Old Brain

17 December 2008 0

Archaeologists found a surprise inside the severed skull of a man who lived in Britain before the Romans came. As PhysOrg reports, it had Britain’s […]

Herpes and Alzheimer’s

16 December 2008 0

Science Daily reveals the role the plucky, pesky herpes virus plays in the dreadful progress of Alzheimer’s disease – and how a cold sore cure […]

Mutant Amish Superhearts.

15 December 2008 0

Yes, maybe these simple farm folk *do* have better hearts than the rest of us. That’s what the BBC seems to be saying about new […]

Life On Ice.

12 December 2008 1

Antarctica, LiveScience reveals, isn’t the wasteland it appears. In fact, it has more species than the Galapagos Islands: A team of 23 scientists from five […]

Dolphin Tools.

11 December 2008 1

Science News reports on new findings that our intelligent neighbors to the sea have finally been spotted using tools: These dolphins dive to the bottom […]

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