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NASA simulates helicopter crash to improve safety. Releases video sans explosion

NASA Langley Research Center has simulated a helicopter crash in order to improve safety. The test involves dropping a helicopter frame while recording with numerous high-speed cameras. 123 more words


Music in the Stars - Super Cool Science - Anne Katherine

This week has been fairly low key in terms of the work that I have done.  I have made leaps and bounds on my paper, recently focusing on the scientific difference between music and noise. 431 more words

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When will BLAST get its Nobel Prize?

It’s Nobel Prize Season and there is inevitable speculation on who will get one. I have a negative prediction: The Prize will not be award to the creators of BLAST. 345 more words


Every Freedom-Loving Sentient Being Should Know Graham Hancock

If you have never heard Graham Hancock speak… (*sigh)… Nevermind.

Please, just allow me to offer you a little taste:

“We believe that we live in a free society and have liberties.   133 more words

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The Colors of the Past

One of the more interesting ways to while away the hours is by looking at old photographs, especially those from the birth of photography in the mid-1800s. 860 more words


brain science roundup, vol. III

A quick roundup of recent articles and studies about brain and behavior that intrigued me…

1. Wired asks what it “means” for something to be random. 691 more words



The trouble with technology is not just what it does
But what it doesn’t for us all when we forget what was
When it makes us more of us it does its function well… 151 more words