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  • MESSENGER moves off
    Remember those pictures we called out last Friday that showed the Earth in infrared? Remember how cool they were? This animation compiled from hundreds of images of the Earth is much, much cooler. (via Bad Astronomy)
  • True Lab Stories: The Definition of Insanity
    Chad Orzel sticks a fork in a socket. Well, almost.
  • Science Friday: Life Unyielding
    DarkSyde interviews natural wildlife artist Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen. His work is stunningly detailed, and he captures light and texture extraordinarily well. Multiple pretty picture warning.
  • Before the flood
    Bangladesh may get sacked by global warming before anyone else does, but you can’t just relocate a nation.
  • The Roman God of ID
    IDist do science like politicians do politics: They play to their audience. But science isn’t about getting votes.

Originally published April 23, 2006


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