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Archives for May, 2009

Why so few posts?

In the beginning, blogs were mainly collections of links. With the development of blogging platforms, many bloggers moved on to long-form writing. But blogs were still places for a lot of linkfests, or link-plus-one-liner posts as well. My blog has always been a mix of both styles. Thus, my average of 8.2 posts per day.…

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The cat has too much spirit to have no heart. – Ernest Menaul

Happy birthday, Milutin Milankovic

Today is the 130th anniversary of the birth of Milutin Milankovic, a Serbian geophysicist best known for Milankovitch cycles that describe periodicities in Earth’s climate. Vedran Vucic is in Dalj (near Vukovar, Croatia), Milankovic’s birthplace, today for the birthday celebrations. He says that the house in which Milankovic grew up has been renovated for the…

My picks from ScienceDaily

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Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. – Theodor Seuss Geisel

From Arikia (The Millikan Daily) comes this LOL/LMAO/ROFL video of the day – Total Eclipse of the Heart: Literal Video Version:

I’ll be going to IASP next week, one of several people reporting from it for Science In The Triangle. We have organized our coverage strategically – I will be there for a couple of events on Tuesday and all day Wednesday. I’ll be posting here and on Twitter and Science In The Triangle will aggregate…

My picks from ScienceDaily

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The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time. – Henry David Thoreau

Science Online London 2009

You have proven your fitness, evolutionarily speaking, not when you have babies, but when your babies have babies. So I am very excited that my babies – the three science blogging conferences here in the Triangle so far – have spawned their own offspring. Not once, but twice. The London franchise will happen again this…