- String Theory is Losing the Public Debate
Sean Carroll wants string theorists to fight for their discipline’s good name. A huge, star-studded discussion follows in the comments.
- Maggot Art
Lowly creatures fuel haute couture. (via Dr. Charles)
- All (known) Bodies in the Solar System Larger than 200 Miles in Diameter
Titan is bigger than Mercury. The Moon eclipses Europa. Rock. (via CV)
- Monday Mammal (Bonus edition)
Cutest tapir ever.
- Sexual Network
Eric hooked up with Maria who hooked up with James who hooked up with Ali who was in Sleepers with Kevin Bacon. (via Steinn, who has a nice visualization of his own)
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Originally published April 2, 2007