SOURCE: Based on “Scientists have discovered nature’s newest strongest material“, Washington Post, 18 February 2015,as used in the post “Stronger than spider silk”.
Two things happened that went into this. First, Allison said, “Can we have one about limpet teeth?” I don’t know just how far her tongue was in her cheek about that, but who cares? Limpet teeth are great! They’re as strong as growing things get!
The other thi…
This is happening now. This summer.
A little flying robot is going to Pluto, the planet that wasn’t a planet, then it sort of…
A manual from Boston Optical Works, found on archive.org.
Elegant lines those instruments had.
The European Space Agency was watching the jets:
Astronomers using ESA’s Herschel space observatory have detected emission from the base of black-hole jets for the first time. While studying the black-hole binary system GX 339-4 in a multi-wavelength observation campaign, they noticed changes in the source’s X-ray and radio emissions signalling the onset of powerful jets being released from the black hole’s vicinity. This prompted the astronomers to observe th…
A mouse-eared bat, from Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, as found on the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
It falls between a rather pleasant-looking bush pig and a pair of possums in the original source. But neither have such natty headgear.
ABSTRACT: Yeah, this is a song about high-cholesterol food as deus ex machina. The first thing that came to me was the chorus about General La Salle (while I was doing yard work, naturally). I’d been reading “The Pit and the Pendulum” to my son as a bedtime story (for peaceful sleep, of …
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