Here in the Chicago area, we have had a very moist and rainy summer. My pores have been open almost constantly. I’m sure that a meteorologist could be much more eloquent than I, but suffice to say that there was wet stuff falling from the sky every other day for the last seven weeks. 1,109 more words
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Certain scientific circles of the nineteenth century were home to a rather unexpected preoccupation: the dropping of cats. While at university in Trinity College, Cambridge, James Clerk Maxwell, who would go onto become arguably the greatest theoretical physicist of the nineteenth century, was reportedly well known for the activity.