Five issues, insights and observations shaping our perspective, from the editors at Seed.

  • SLOOH
    This site streams footage of deep space objects to your computer (for a small fee). It’s currently monitoring the approach of Comet 73P Schwassmann-Wachmann, which will be closest to Earth on May 12.
  • Happy Bicycle Day!
    Stochastic’s Lee Billings celebrates the 63rd anniversary of the first LSD trip with a history and science lesson.
  • String Theory, With a View Towards Reality
    Sean Carroll (the physics one) presents a collection of cool physics talks by postdocs aimed at the general public.
  • What Barbie does for a little girl’s body image
    Does this doll make me look fat?
  • xkcd
    Great webcomic for the mathematically minded.

Originally published April 19, 2006

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