The Future In Miniature
Computer graphic of nano gold capacitor (photo-UTS)
Hold on to your hat, it's windy today. 2/2/09
I am glad the Obama administration realizes we have fallen behind the rest of the world and is investing in higher education.
"It's our desire that the Republicans would work with us and try to be constructive, rather than adopt the philosophy of somebody like Rush Limbaugh, who is praying for failure," says chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.
Meanwhile, Elsewhere, Progress;
1st Zero Emission Polar Station
Princess Elisabeth base, Antarctica...2/15/09
The Belgium research station uses the latest in green technology.
I must admit that I never considered Belgium to be a leader in cutting edge environmentally correct solutions for the future, but I found the article about "Belgium's Respect for the Environment", in a Chinese newspaper.
It's only words
'I,' 'we,' 'who' and the numbers '1,' '2' and '3' are amongst the most ancient across all Indo-European languages. Comically enough, it was also found that words like 'squeeze,' 'guts,' 'stick,' 'throw' and 'dirty' were also markedly archaic.
Tesseract . Just fun to look at.
Here is a new idea for making TV screens with nano particles, based on the way coffee stains dry to form an edge.
Coffee stains lead to nano TV screen
"A hunting we will go, a hunting we will go."-Elmer Fudd
This 2008, file photo shows part of Lascaux famed cave drawings in southwest France. Geologists, biologists and other scientists convened in Paris Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, for a conference on how to stop the spread of fungus stains, aggravated by global warming, that threaten France's famed Lascaux cave drawings.
First Superman comic.
$126,000 dollars or more.
The owner, who has not been identified, bought the comic in 1950 when he was 9-years-old after begging his father for 35 cents.
When I was 11 years old, (1956), and living in Northridge, CA, one of the kids in our neighborhood had a Batman comic collection going back to the first issue.
Chang'e-1 coming in for landing
BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Chang'e-1, China's first lunar probe, impacted the moon at 4:13 p.m. Beijing Time (0813 GMT) Sunday, said sources with the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.
This opens up my world to more sources of information.
It is important to keep expanding ones view.