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October 2007

Damn Interesting » The Remains of Doctor Bass

In 1971, anthropologist Dr. William Bass (seen above) founded the University of Tennessee's Forensic Anthropology Facility, aka the "Body Farm." On those three acres in Knoxville, dozens of lifeless human bodies lie in various states of decomposition...

Flight 2 - High ALtitude Object

My project launched a payload with GPS, camera, sensors and communications to an altitude of 30km. I obtained most parts ready years ago, but only recently had time to finish it.

Promachoteuthis sulcus

Apparently, this is real. Species: Promachoteuthis sulcus. According to the Tree of Life Web project, the single specimen is 25 mm and was captured at a depth of nearly 2000 meters in the south Atlantic Ocean off Tristan Da Cunha.

September 2007

August 2007

Boing Boing: Google's new astronomy search tool: "Sky"

Google is unveiling within Google Earth today a new service called Sky that will allow users to view the skies as seen from Earth.

Boing Boing: Inorganic life?

New studies of dust that form lifelike structures suggest that extraterrestrial life may not be carbon-based at all.

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Galaxies clash in four-way merger

Four gigantic galaxies have been seen crashing into one another in one of the biggest cosmic collisions ever seen.

Fourth-generation pig clones born ::: Pink Tentacle

In a development that brings us one step closer toward the mass-cloning of animals for use in regenerative medicine, researchers from Meiji University have succeeded in creating the world’s first fourth-generation pig clones.

Charles in Space

Kazakhstan. Simonyi documented his experiences in training, in space, and back on terra firm at his terrific site Charles In Space.

July 2007

June 2007

Australian emerges after two weeks in underwater box

An Australian adventurer emerged from the bottom of a lake yesterday after spending nearly two weeks living underwater, riding a bike to generate electricity and using algae to produce oxygen.

Boing Boing: Neuroscience of déjà vu

MIT researchers report the identification of a mechanism in the brain that's tied to the experience of déjà vu, French for "seen already."

May 2007

Stephen Hawking to go weightless in April - Space News -

Stephen Hawking to go weightless in April - Space News -

January 2007

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