instagrarn:

dapperalbinobudgie:

instagrarn:

goodnight moon. goodnight Milky Way. goodnight Ursa Major (UMa I dSph). goodnight 24IC 1613 (UGC 662.350[8].

goodnight nerd

I don’t deserve this

ucresearch:

The silly logic that congress has about climate change

You may have already seen the full segment on The Daily Show (you should if you haven’t) where John Stewart critiques a recent hearing held by the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology. It echoes a commencement speech that President Obama gave last spring at UC Irvine:

Today’s Congress is full of folks who stubbornly and automatically reject the scientific evidence about climate change.  They will tell you it is a hoax, or a fad.  One member of Congress actually says the world is cooling. There was one member of Congress who mentioned a theory involving “dinosaur flatulence”—which I won’t get into.

As for the ice in the glass concept, mounting evidence finds large swaths of land ice melting into the ocean.  A recent study that incorporates 40 years of observations from a joint effort with NASA and UC Irvine has found that the West Antarctic glacier will contribute to a 4 foot rise in sea level.  

You can read more about that study here →

tuxedo-pug:

James “bond” oh my fucking god college

tuxedo-pug:

James “bond” oh my fucking god college

PSA for everyone writing term research papers right now

dynastylnoire:

carryonteamfreewill:

Mendeley is the greatest program ever

I want to weep with joy every time I use it

Just click a button when you pull up an article and it will automatically save it to your library

And cite it for you

And you can use it on your mobile devices

And it’s free

Just download it and you won’t have so many urges to kill everyone in sight while writing a research paper

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Thank you so much!

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asapscience:

:/ :/ :/ :/ sorry, we had to. 

asapscience:

:/ :/ :/ :/ 

sorry, we had to. 

science-junkie:

'Invisibility cloak' uses lenses to bend light
A device called the Rochester Cloak uses an array of lenses to bend light, effectively rendering what is on the other side invisible to the eye. One of the problems with the cloaking devices developed to date — and it’s a big one — is that they really only work if both the viewer and whatever is being cloaked remain still. This, of course, is not entirely practical, but a difficult problem to solve. For the first time, researchers have made a cloaking device that works multidirectionally in three dimensions — using no specialised equipment, but four standard lenses.
Read more @CNET

This research came out of my school. REPRESENT.

science-junkie:

'Invisibility cloak' uses lenses to bend light

A device called the Rochester Cloak uses an array of lenses to bend light, effectively rendering what is on the other side invisible to the eye.
One of the problems with the cloaking devices developed to date — and it’s a big one — is that they really only work if both the viewer and whatever is being cloaked remain still. This, of course, is not entirely practical, but a difficult problem to solve. For the first time, researchers have made a cloaking device that works multidirectionally in three dimensions — using no specialised equipment, but four standard lenses.

Read more @CNET

This research came out of my school. REPRESENT.

scienceisbeauty:

The 2014 Ig Nobel Prize in Physics goes to this funny (and very educative) research: “Frictional Coefficient under Banana Skin" (PDF). There are more extravagant (but reliables) recipients this year in other categories. Take a look!


A classic.

I wonder how many denialists bought this issue only to find they’d been trolled so hard.

A classic.

I wonder how many denialists bought this issue only to find they’d been trolled so hard.

MY FEELINGS ON BEING SINGLE:

molecularbiologistproblems:

Fuck it. I’m a molecular biologist I’m just going to genetically engineer myself a husband.