Tag Archives: science

Earth Chorus

This is actually pretty cool, taking the audio-rendered sounds of Van Allen belt radio waves and turning them into a remixed interpretive dance. I do get a little annoyed at the anthropomorphication of nature, such as the first few seconds of the video, but that in no way takes away from the beauty of the music or the moves. Enjoy!

Neil deGrasse Tyson On Tomorrow’s Dreams

I’m very much with Dr. Tyson on this one. I’ve felt for quite a while that our politicians don’t care about much more than maintaining their own positions in government and garnering more power (and larger salaries) for themselves. They’ve done this at the expense of science and exploration. It would be nice to see NASA get its funding back so that we can continue to explore the universe.

Whooping cough now an epidemic in California | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Whooping cough now an epidemic in California | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine. This… this just pisses me off. A completely preventable disease that we nearly had wiped out in the US, and now it’s making a resurgence because people aren’t getting vaccinated like they ought to. It’s stupid and senseless. Vaccinations are important, people! Make sure you — and your children — get vaccinated. It makes a difference!