Archives for July 21, 2011

Camps

An Efe forest camp is usually dark and depending on the time of day, dripping from current or recent rain. The Efe live in dome shaped huts which may be more or less complete. A half dome might be a hut that was built quickly, or it might be a hut that was built more…

A Predicted Hadron Has Been Found

A Hadron is a kind of particle, made of quarks. There are two kinds of hadrons, baryons (made out of three quarks) and mesons (made out of a quark and a quirky quark known as an antiquark). The particle of interest is made up of an up quark, a strange quark, and a heavy bottom…

Avian Matters

I have a new post up at 10,000 Birds: How much bird is there, anyway? Please have a look and leave a comment! Also, as a reminder, there is still time to make your opinion known regarding the proposed Sandhill Crane hunt in Kentucky: Last Gasp for Sandhill Cranes–Act Now!. And if you want to…