Friday, December 19, 2008

Things we don't understand

Scientists see silver lining in dark matter

Don't try this at home

Something to warm you up today...what happens when you put a lighter in a blender?

Best quip about Gibbs free energy and/or thermodynamics wins a prize.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

All misfortunes are kin

"All misfortunes are kin, speak the same language and show the same generosity, the generosity of those who, because they can call nothing their own, are prodigal of sympathy and lavish of their time and trouble."

Balzac. The Wild Ass' Skin.