Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sunday, May 27, 2012
MIT study suggests that at low dose-rate, radiation poses little risk to DNA by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office.
at Astronomy by By ESO, Garching, Germany.
The strange galaxy Centaurus A is pictured in a new image from the European Southern Observatory (ESO). With a total exposure time of more than 50 hours, this is probably the deepest view of this peculiar and spectacular object ever created. The image was produced by the Wide Field Imager (WFI) of the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile.
Image credit: ESO
On the occasion of Robert A. Moog's birthday, here's an excellent interview from The Guardian. The original interview was by Don Snowden, published in the Los Angeles Times in 1981.
“Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed at Gaelic Park in New York City and it was incredible,” Moog recalled. “There were 10,000 kids standing on a soccer field and here's Keith Emerson sticking knives in a Leslie cabinet. A New York musician who had bought some of my equipment was there and he was in complete shock. He said, ‘This is the end of the world.’”
Emerson's wild-man-of-the-opera stage antics may have shocked some of Moog's more conventional customers but they thrilled many rock fans. ELP quickly became one of rock's most successful attractions and paved the way for other progressive rock bands like Yes and Genesis.
Record Number Of Americans Choosing To Stay At Work by Mary Turner at Huffpost.
Minute by minute during the Facebook IPO from Business Insider.
Image credit: Bloomberg
As visual as I am, I somehow don't really like infographics. I'm not sure why. However, this one is quite fascinating and has a huge amount of information. It's fascinating to me how many of the actors in episodes I, II and III weren't even born during episodes IV, V, and VI.