Science Art: <i>Dopamine 3D spacefill</i>, by Jynto. SONG: <i>Clockwork of the Sky</i> Science Art: <i>The beetle (</i>Byturus tomentosus<i>) living on raspberry</i>, from <i>Nordisk familjebok</i>, 1920 Science Art: <i>Comparison of planets and stars (2017 update)</i>, by Dave Jarvis and Jcpag2012. Science Art: <i>From </i>Notes on Cephalopods from Northern California, 1967. Science Art: <i>ECHO 100' Satellite Inflation Tests</i>, 1958.

Science Art: Dopamine 3D spacefill, by Jynto.

Alright, I know what you animals really want. You want that hit of this stuff – the good stuff. Social media, g…

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SONG: Clockwork of the Sky

SONG: “Clockwork of the Sky”. (available as .wav here)

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SOURCE: Based on BBC, 8 Sep 2023,…

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Science Art: Comparison of planets and stars (2017 update), by Dave Jarvis and Jcpag2012.

This is another way of doing a Cosmic Zoom, comparing the sizes of astronomical things. If you’ve wondered how …

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Science Art: From Notes on Cephalopods from Northern California, 1967.

I thought this was a nautilus, but it might be a moon snail. It’s a mollusk of some kind, with a gracefully cur…

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Science Art: ECHO 100' Satellite Inflation Tests, 1958.

A satellite that is also a balloon, as inflated at NASA’s Langley Research Center in 1958.

I found this ima…

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My Mechanical Mom

28 July 2007 grant b 0

From New Scientist comes news of the womb-on-a-chip: Fujii’s team has created a “lab on a chip” that is 2 millimetres across and 0.5 millimetres […]

The Amygdaloids

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From Salon comes assurance that we are not alone: All right, the occasion wasn’t a concert but a graduation ceremony for 10,000 students in the […]

Pleasure and placebo

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Nature plumbs the depths of one of the most mysterious processes in medicine. Researchers have found that the placebo effect – when “fake” medicine creates […]

The Noble Bonobo

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The New Yorker, of all publications, has a fascinating Ian Parker article on the natural history of the bonobo – the sexy primate that’s supposed […]

Ice Volcanoes of Charon!

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Nature brings new observations of Ice Volcanoes in Outer Space. Cook speculates that liquid water deep within Charon’s core is mixed with ammonia, which acts […]

SONG: A World Without Us.

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SONG: “A World Without Us” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. I’m the guy who put this questionable site up on the […]

Schizophrenia in Paradise

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Science News reports on Trouble in Paradise – how feelings of “social defeat” could be responsible for triggering schizophrenia, which might explain why the otherwise […]

Weather in China

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On the one hand: China had more wars in cold weather Most of the armed conflicts in eastern China over the past 1,000 years were […]

Terms and Conditions GoST app

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Terms and Conditions Last updated: January 26, 2022 Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using Our Service. Interpretation and Definitions Interpretation The words […]