Behold the very cheap 3D scanner
And now the 3D printer:
Continue reading 3D scanning and printing
… Collectively. By visiting the new Scienceblogs.com blog “Collective Imagination.”
Collective imagination pairs an individual science blogger with an individual scientist or engineer type person from G.E. to discuss stuff. Currently, the science blogger in the Collective Imagination Steel Cage is Yours Truly, and the GE Engineer is my Arch Nemesis Peter Tu.
Continue reading I would like you to use your imagination ….
When I hear the words “We are a Microsoft shop” I cringe. And I usually look at the person who just said it funny. Here is one reason why.
There’s no way this is up to number 77 already. I don’t believe that.
Have you arrived to read this post because you don’t like the sound of the title? Does it piss you off? Good.
Continue reading Don’t ever try to Jew down an atheist.
A new investigation of the sedimentology and ichnology of the Early Jurassic Moyeni tracksite in Lesotho, southern Africa has yielded new insights into the behavior and locomotor dynamics of early dinosaurs.
Tiny little cameras were attached to albatross as they flew around over the open ocean hunting. This is important because it is really hard to study albatross at open sea, and virtually impossible to follow individuals one might like to track from, say, a nesting grounds out many miles (they fly fast and far). By attaching cameras, temperature and depth gauges to the birds one gets some VERY interesting results.
I’ve written a review of a paper that just came out in PLoS on this topic and posted it at Surprising Science, here. Please have a look.
Pursuant to the recent discussion on the safety of carrying guns, I thought I’d throw this on the table:
Continue reading More guns = Less crime