I haven't had to chop wood in a long time, but I'm delighted to know that this exists.
His name is Russell Sargent and the first spacecraft he worked on, called Cygnus, recently arrived at the international space station. He built the guidance and some of the navigation software for demos 3 through 5, and also helped to design the approach trajectory in the last figure shown here. The mission went very successfully, and now… Continue reading I know a real rocket scientist.
Amazing. Beautiful. Very Intricate. DIY Wooden Rubik's Cube
Chris has been watching math videos (huh?!), so I tuned in for a few, including this video introducing differential equations. They’re really easy to watch, follow, and learn from, and the instructor is an absolute delight. It’s impressive to see lessons that are considered ‘upper level’ math presented with such ease and in such manageable… Continue reading
This was what I googled after my complete rendition of Les Miz in today’s shower. Science!
How Money Can Buy Happiness,by AsapSCIENCE Two thumbs up for this short video. Three if I were gifted an extra. (Originally shared by Scott…thanks!)(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
Swiss cows are starting to text. For real. I am worried for the cow’s health and well-being, but am also fascinated by this technological advance and how it could help farmers. What’s your take?
This Asian elephant foetus after 12 months in the womb is catching some shut eye before she takes her first heavy steps in the world in just under a year’s time. The gestation period for an elephant is 22 months. This and other animals in the womb were captured on camera by scientists for a… Continue reading
The Biological Advantage of Being Awestruck "In other words, awe has helped us survive"(Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)
In no particular order… Math/Maths 22: Live from MathsJam! A whole room boos Sam! Strongly Connected Components 19: Keith Devlin Second-Rate Minds: The Patent World Order Science Sparring Society Fight 2: Shapely Vs. Curtis Sam and Dan and Bukaroo Banzai