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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Jacket makes movies feelies.

31 March 2009 1

The IEEE (what used to be the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) reports in Spectrum about a strange new entertainment breakthrough that combines neurology, […]

Moon Flowers.

29 March 2009 0

Peggy Lee, Santana and Hugh Lofting all predicted, in their own ways, what MSNBC’s Cosmic Log is reporting as news… about Paragon Space Development Corp’s […]

We’re not doing science right.

27 March 2009 1

As if we needed someone to tell us about it, Science Daily informs us Americans that we’re failing at basic scientific literacy: Despite its importance […]

Hurdia victoria: SHRIMPZILLA!

24 March 2009 0

PhysOrg once again brings prehistoric monsters to life: Although the first fragments were described nearly one hundred years ago, they were assumed to be part […]

SONG: Visibility

23 March 2009 0

SONG: “Visibility” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Strange fish has a see-through head”, MSNBC/LiveScience, 23 Feb 2009, as used […]

Guild Salute: Jesse Nesbitt

19 March 2009 0

Creativity comes from limitations, yes? Jesse Nesbitt is writing and recording 100 songs in 2009. These are not particularly scientific, but this is certainly a […]

Roboctopus!

19 March 2009 0

New Scientist introduces our latest underwater overlords – or at least the blueprints for one – in a story about Italian researchers who’re designing the […]

The view from there.

19 March 2009 0

Item 1: The Telegraph reports on a group of teenagers who used a <$100 camera and a balloon to take some great pictures of space: […]

Guitarists’ brains click together.

18 March 2009 0

ScientificBlogging covers some fun experiments that involve hooking musicians up to EEG machines, letting them rock out together and watching their brainwaves fall into the […]

Google Mars gets better.

16 March 2009 0

Discover’s Bad Astronomy blog highlights some keen new ways to look at the Red Planet: One is an overlay that shows old historical maps, like […]

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