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Cern Turns The Large Hadron Collider Into A Bill Nye Segment

August 10, 2008

The world is going crazy will paranoia that CERN‘s latest experiment will bring forth the planetary annihilation in a black holesk collision of particles, and what do they do? They make a rap video… Great, I feel much better now. CERN Rap from Will Barras on Vimeo. Advertisements

NASA Breaks News on Twitter

June 20, 2008

As you can see from the above picture taken from Twitter, Nasa first broke news that the Mars Phoenix lander discovered water ice on mars on Twitter first. If you have been following the Phoenix project this is pretty exciting. It was amazing that the Phoenix lander even sucessfully touched down Mars, but to have […]

Albert Hofman Dies at Age 102

April 30, 2008

Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, inventor of lysergic acid diethylamide 25, otherwise known as LSD or acid, died yesterday, April 29th 2008, at the age of 102. Hofmann first synthesized the drug in 1938 as a part of an experiment to develop various blood thinners for the Swiss pharmaceutical company Sandoz. But it wasn’t until April […]

Stephen Hawking wants humanity to “boldly go where no one has gone before”.

April 22, 2008

Speaking at a lecture celebrating 50 years of NASA renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, author of A Brief History of Time, and The Universe in a Nutshell, urged humanity to push forward into space. He suggested setting up a permanent colony on the moon to act as a jump of point for further missions, such as […]