Einstein. A Prophet?

Gravity Waves
NYT gravity waves
Scientific process

This is fascinating for a multitude of reasons. Einstein being one of them.

What fascinates me almost as much, is the technology designed and created to search for gravitational waves. Fact: this detector can detect perturbations as small as 1000th the width of a proton!

Is this critter cuddly or what?

Tree Lobster

It seems as though every generation thinks everything to be discovered has been discovered.

This is a shining example (though it’s a rediscovery) of the diversity and strangeness of this planet we share, as well as the discoveries made every day, despite thinking we know, if not all, at least enough.

I’m a huge fan of research for the sake of research and smile when I see things such as this.

I think if we DO ever know all to be known, that would be a strange day.

Wasatch Weather Weenies: Can Mother Nature Crack This Terrible Inversion?

SLC is a beautiful city in a beautiful state: for most of the year. However firing the winter, since we sit in a valley we are prone to weather inversions. The air right now is so bad is classified as unhealthy for ALL to be outdoors. The sky is a fill write. From our house it would appear as though the mountains have disappeared and downtown is a memory. Neither can be seen except from about 200 meters.
This is a good sure as he explains things to be understood and refers to other sites for science wonks.