January 27th, 2010 | brainjuice
- Obama’s budget slashes moon mission, new rockets
"NASA's plans to return astronauts to the moon are dead. So are the rockets being designed to take them there."
(tags:space pol bleeding+obvious )
- Climate change experts argue for international geoengineering effort
"Internationally coordinated research and field-testing on 'geoengineering' the planet's atmosphere to limit risk of climate change should begin soon along with building international governance of the technology…"
(tags:geoengineering geo eco )
- The color of dinosaur feathers identified
"The research found that the theropod dinosaur Sinosauropteryx had simple bristles – precursors of feathers – in alternate orange and white rings down its tail, and that the early bird Confuciusornis had patches of white, black and orange-brown colouring…"
- Japanese Scientist Develop Elastic Water – Gizmo Watch
"The material called elastic water is developed by scientists at Japan?s Tokyo University, with a mixture of two grams of clay, some organic matter and natural water that gives this a jelly like nature. Perfect to be used in medicines and tissue repair, this elastic water could also pave way for ecologically clean plastic materials."
(tags:sci eco materials )
- Omenopus on MySpace Music – Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads
slightly spacy, slightly grim Midlands synthpop. Which, to an Eighties kid like me, is practically classical music.