Linkpost 6/15/11

June 15, 2011

So it ain’t Global Warming we’re facing: it’s a new ice age. Astronomers Forecast Spotless Sun – A New Little Ice Age to Come?

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Linkpost 6/13/11

June 13, 2011
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Yeah, there’s an app for that: Final Space Shuttle Mission Will Feature iPhones That bacteria is shooting at you: Genetically Engineered Cell Shoots Out First-Ever Biological Laser

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Linkpost, 2/14/11

February 14, 2011
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Largest planet in the solar system could be about to be discovered Mexico’s Gun Supply and the 90 Percent Myth

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Post-Christmas Linkpost

December 28, 2010

How Superstars’ Pay Stifles Everyone Else. This is a fascinating article from the point of view of information presented. Its conclusions, however, fall flat. (This is a link to a NY Times article; they’ve gone behind a registration wall.) What makes the US health care system so expensive. A ten-part series (completed) that covers where […]

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Linkpost, 11/5/10

December 14, 2010

World celebs. In case you missed it, a Canadian couple donated an $11 million lottery jackpot to various charities. Americans Less Healthy Than English, but Live as Long or Longer, Study Finds. Deep Impact: The Website. I linked to this one just so I could quote it: I am a proponent of the Strong Gaia […]

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Linkpost, 11/23/10

December 14, 2010

Was the Big Bang Preceded by Another Universe (Which Was Preceded by Another Universe)? This is a link to the Popular Science article, which includes a link to the actual paper. (The Kotaku article didn’t.) Is the Ben Bernank Stupid Like a Fox? Apparently there’s some question whether the Fed is actually printing money, or […]

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Linkpost, 11/29/10 to 12/1/10

December 14, 2010

A biochemist worries about the radiation levels to which air travelers (and TSA agents) are exposed to by the TSA’s new machines. Dark Jupiter May Haunt Edge of Solar System. We’ve been wondering about the way comets drop out of the Oort Cloud, and this might be an answer. Scientists trick cells into switching identities. […]

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Linkpost, 12/6/10 to 12/9/10

December 14, 2010

An FBI informant tries to infiltrate a mosque, and they turn him in to the FBI. I wish there were more headlines like this. 10 Failures of the US Government on the Domestic Islamist Threat. Taliban Murders Afghan Elder, Thanks Wikileaks for Revealing “Spies”. I really wish we were prosecuting Julian Assange for his hand […]

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Linkpost 10/15/2010

October 16, 2010

Continuing my new tradition of linking a day late, here’s some interesting stuff from yesterday: Do any of you remember the idea that the universe eventually collapses back in on itself? Well, there is some math that indicates that this is still possible: a Big Bounce explains the early inflation of the universe. Also, it […]

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Labor Day Science Links

September 6, 2010

While I’m doing the eight-hour brisket barbecue … Hot Water Around Giant Carbon Star Creates Interstellar Mystery Think of this as a psychology link: Israel Identifies The Perfect Terrorist Novel nanotechnology collaboration leads to breakthrough in cancer research Is Believing In God Evolutionarily Advantageous? The Frozen Zoo aiming to bring endangered species back from the […]

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