David Bolenski and the folks at XVIVO (yes, the same folks you all know and love) made a cool animation depicting the life-cycle of influenza!
You can find the long, 'scientific' version here, or a simplified explanation for NPR here:
H/T to Optimus Primate!
Disclaimer for stupid Creationists that…
Kepler team has another excellent visualization of their discoveries.
An orrery of the currently known multi-planet systems, as a youtube animation.
Dan Fabrycky put this up
h/t Marketing for Scientists
As most of you know already, England's dramatic sequence of winter storms since December has resulted in its worst winter on record. England's records go back 248 years. (Al Jazeera is reporting 300 years). Who knows if such a series of storms has ever occurred since the climate stabilized after…
The local Society of Physics Students invited me to watch the movie Sunshine and then participate in a post movie discussion. There was one thing in the movie that really got me. Of course the movie made many of the common space mistakes. But this one didn't seem necessary. Let me outline this…