Month: May 2018

Sea hares

Sea hares are hermaphrodites who really like to share the love. During mating, each sea hare serves as both a male and a female to different partners simultaneously, creating a long chain that can yield millions of eggs. The slow-moving animals are known for…

What is seeking you is not alone

or not? Stephen Hawking was confident that we’re not alone in the universe, but he also believed we should not advertise our presence. Other scientists say that although it’s valid to ask whether it’s a good idea to transmit messages through space, there’s no…

Marangoni effect

Soap films have theremarkable property of self-healing. A water drop, like the one shown below, can pass through a bubble (repeatedly!) without popping it. This happens thanks to surfactants and the Marangoni effect. Surfactants are molecules that lower the surface tension of a liquid…

What if the Big Bang wasn’t the beginning ?

 New Study Proposes Alternative Was the universe created with a Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, or has it been expanding and contracting for eternity? A new paper, inspired by alternative explanations of the physics of black holes, explores the latter possibility, and rejects…

My mood is yellow

I hate small talk. I wanna talk about atoms, robots, bugs, aliens, magic, human insides and morbid experiments, the meaning of life and faraway galaxies…your childhood, your flaws, your emotions, your favorite scents, what keeps you up at night, your fears. I like people…

Bicameralism

So what exactly is bicameralism? Bicameralism is a hypothesis in psychology that argues that the human mind once assumed a state in which cognitive functions were divided between one part of the brain which appears to be “speaking”, and a second part which listens…

Massachusetts institute of technology

Just joined the online psychology classroom programme. The course is John Gabrieli. 9.00SC Introduction to Psychology. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics…

What’s inside the heart nebula

In the Heart of the Heart Nebula What’s that inside the Heart Nebula? First, the large emission nebula dubbed IC 1805 looks, in whole, like a human heart. It’s shape perhaps fitting of the Valentine’s Day, this heart glows brightly in red light emitted…

Sharing

People have a problem with sharing. Strange. For I think it’s the best way to unburden Throwback to the well known proverb ‘Sharing is caring ‘

California

There is a reason why California became important in my life. I detest it for it has caged the opportunities I may be having else where. I like it for the lovely beaches and long roads. The 24 hrs I have in a day…

The red man

,, just a minute, , ,, my creation using simple red ink, , paper, ,cotton, , throw away leaf and a flower,,

Fluorite

Fluorite is one of the more famous fluorescent minerals. Many specimens strongly fluoresce, in a great variation of color. In fact, the word “fluorescent” is derived from the mineral Fluorite. The name of the element fluorine is also derived from Fluorite, as Fluorite is…