Wow! I had no idea you could buy liquid nitrogen on the web. There’s a long list of stuff I’d like to freeze, just to see what happens. I ran across this bit of information while reading about using liquid nitrogen to make ice cream.
Another one of my favorite authors, James Gleick (whose works include Chaos: Making a New Science, Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman, Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything, What Just Happened: A Chronicle from the Electronic Frontier, and his latest – a biography of Isaac Newton ) doesn’t update his site frequently, […]
NASA astronaut Ed Lu is writing his weblog while stationed aboard the International Space Station. There’s even a page where you can send a question to Ed or his crewmate, Russian Cosmonaut
From the New York Institute of Photography: How to photograph fireworks.
Anders Karlsson has created a web server written in PostScript. Obviously a Swede with too much free time on his hands!
We’re all familiar with baryons (made of three quarks) and mesons (comprised of two quarks – a quark and an anti-quark), now physicists have evidence of pentaquarks, made up of 5 quarks (one of them an anti-quark) once again demonstrating how little we actually know about the makeup of the universe.
In a galaxy far, far away…. What did we do to piss these folks off???