What Is Time - String Theory

Time: What Is It? And Why Do I Never Have Any?

On June 15, 2015 by Louis Falasha
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Big old unanswerable questions, I know. But sometimes amongst the inanity of general life, I get slapped in the chops by a sense of duty to have a butchers at things that might...

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Intrepid Moab Potash Potash Evaporation Pond 5

Moab Intrepid Potash Ponds, Utah

On June 11, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Intrepid Potash, Inc., based in Denver, Colorado, is America’s largest producer of potassium chloride, also known as muriate of potash. It owns three mines, in the wild west of the U.S.: Carlsbad, New Mexico, Moab,...

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antioxidant metabolite glutathione - do they work

Do Antioxidant Supplements Really Prevent Cancer?

On June 10, 2015 by Tim Newman
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As we all known, people who work for food companies like to flog their wares in any way that they can. If it is possible to infer that a product is healthy, all...

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Silurian Acanthodians - Diplacanthus

The History Of Life: Creatures From The Silurian

On June 3, 2015 by Tim Newman
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Welcome to part three of my leisurely wander through the timeline of life. Recently I touched on the Cambrian period which led to the Ordovician, and today we’ll tackle the scintillating Silurian. The...

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Platybeladon Drawing2

Platybelodon & Amebelodon

On May 30, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Platybelodon and Amebelodon, what lovely beasts they were. They look like the type of animal you would see in an awful Disney Star Wars remake, but the important difference is, these guys actually roamed...

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Carnegie Amazon Chemistry Map 2

The Chemistry Of The Amazon Mapped

On May 30, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Scientists from the Carnegie Airborne Observatory have done something pretty impressive. They have mapped the chemical content of the Amazon basin and its ancient forests. It’s the largest project of its type, and as an added bonus the...

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rain-droplets

Amazing Weather Records: Rain

On May 22, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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This is the second installment of impressive weather records. Last time I covered temperature and this time it is the turn of our old foe: rain. I hate rain. It’s my least favourite...

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Global Warming Discussion - Texas Lake

Climate Change: The Almighty Elephant In The Deeply Fragile Room

On May 16, 2015 by Lonesome George
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Global warming: virtually everyone accepts it is happening and that it will inevitably result in dire consequences for humanity and other life on this planet. Most people accept the overwhelming weight of evidence...

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The Black Knight Satellite

The Mystery Of The Black Knight Satellite

On April 12, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Who doesn’t like a nice mystery, hey? They’re more exciting than cold hard facts because they take less effort to think about. The image above shows the so-called Black Knight Satellite. This Black Knight...

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Nikola Tesla Pigeon

Tesla’s Pigeon. A Love Story.

On February 20, 2015 by Louis Falasha
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Yes, I loved that pigeon, I loved her as a man loves a woman, and she loved me. - Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla, born in 1856, was for modern science what Sir Isaac...

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