Category Archives: Science and technology

Speed, Space

当地时间7月3日,法国德拉吉尼昂,修女和教士在为环法自行车赛的运动员加油。Laurent Ciprani/AP Photo http://news.163.com/photoview/19BR0001/36028.html#p=9332QLS219BR0001

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The History of the Universe in 10 Minutes

Originally posted on Vampyre Fangs:
This may very well be the best, most informative and most awe-inspiring 10 minutes of your day. It leaves me absolutely speechless every time I watch it.

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Radiation from Japan Found in Kelp off West Coast

AFP|10 Apr 2012 Radioactive iodine was found in kelp off the US West Coast following last year’s earthquake-triggered Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown, according to a new study. It was already known that radioactive iodine 131 (131-I), carried in the atmosphere, … Continue reading

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Anti-nuclear Movement

From Wikipedia The anti-nuclear movement is a social movement that opposes the use of nuclear technologies. Many direct action groups, environmental groups, and professional organisations[2][3] have identified themselves with the movement at the local, national, and international level. Major anti-nuclear groups include Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace,International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear … Continue reading

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End The Nuclear Age

“Nuclear power plants are, next to nuclear warheads themselves, the most dangerous devices that man has ever created. Their construction and proliferation is the most irresponsible, in fact the most criminal act ever to have taken place on this planet” … Continue reading

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How to Concentrate on Studies

Concentration Concentration has been defined as “the ability to direct one’s thinking in whatever direction one would intend”. We all have the ability to concentrate some of the time. But at other times our thoughts are scattered, and our minds … Continue reading

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Review: The Galaxy Nexus from an iPhone owner’s perspective

Originally posted on Gigaom:
While I most often use an iPhone (s aapl) as my primary mobile device, I’m not an Android-hater by any means. And resisting the lure of Google’s(s goog) Android reference device is nearly impossible for an…

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Quantifying Sea Level Fall

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest post by David Archibald The background to this is that, in 2009, evil environmentalists in the New South Wales Government made a regulation that councils in that state would have to base…

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‘First Light’ Taken by NASA’s Newest CERES Instrument, includes stunning “blue marble” image

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Western Hemisphere + web view | + hi-res image Eastern Hemisphere + web view | + hi-res image A ‘Blue Marble’ image of the Earth taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most…

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Pollution in China:Man-made and visible from space

“PM2.5” seems an odd and wonky term for the blogosphere to take up, but that is precisely what has happened in China in recent weeks. It refers to the smallest solid particles in the atmosphere—those less than 2.5 microns across. … Continue reading

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