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)

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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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Gay men remember faces.

30 June 2010 0

e! Science finds something besides choosing mates that gay men’s brains do differently – recognize faces: “Our results suggest that both gay men and heterosexual […]

Chimp War.

29 June 2010 0

Science Daily spoils the myth of the peaceful forest apes that live idyllic lives with no concept of ownership. Apparently, the brutes fight long wars […]

Oysters in the spill.

28 June 2010 0

The Tallahassee Democrat demonstrates how the Deepwater Horizon disaster is affecting what we can still learn about sea life: ST. TERESA — Thunder clattered and […]

MS drugs from Chinese herbs.

25 June 2010 0

The Wall Street Journal dishes the dirt on the humble origins of a new pill for treating multiple sclerosis: Fingolimod comes from an idea hatched […]

Oil research stalled.

24 June 2010 0

Nature gets a little rough with the sloppy White House response to the ongoing Gulf of Mexico mess: On 15 June, BP announced that it […]

SONG: Crocodile Surf

23 June 2010 0

SONG: “Crocodile Surf” [Download] . (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Crocodiles go with the flow”, Nature, 7 June 2010, as […]

Dirtier. Happier. Smarter.

22 June 2010 0

Science Daily makes me eager to get out in the woods and get dirty. Mostly, just to dig around in the fallen leaves, but also […]

Put your face in space.

21 June 2010 1

Seriously. NASA wants to take you into orbit. Or at least a likeness of you. It’s their way of celebrating the final two shuttle missions. […]

Our salts aren’t the same.

18 June 2010 0

Science Daily has new research that shows people sense salt differently. Genes play a role in what healthy food tastes like to supertasters: The research […]

Better prostate exam? Good dog!

17 June 2010 0

LiveScience examines the way dogs save human lives – by sniffing out prostate cancer: Doctors at Paris’s Hospital Tenon trained the [Belgian Malinois] dogs to […]

Take it ALL off.

16 June 2010 0

The bloggers at ufunk.net have appealed to my prurient side with the Eizo Pin-up Calendar: Miss June, 2010. Yes, it’s a calendar that really shows […]

Welcome home, Hayabusa.

15 June 2010 0

BBC News reports on the long-awaited return of the first probe to make it out to an asteroid and back: The Hayabusa pod was picked […]

Hang onto that four-leaf clover.

14 June 2010 0

PhysOrg produces scientific proof that superstitions kinda do bring luck: Damisch teamed with colleagues Barbara Stoberock and Thomas Mussweiler, also from the University of Cologne, […]

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