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Cool Science & Technology News

Living things glow with visible light – BoingBoing 7/24/09

DNA Not The Same In Every Cell Of Body: Major Genetic Differences Between Blood And Tissue Cells Revealed – Science Daily 7/17/09

Will observing the history of physics change it? – via Metafilter 7/29/09

The Niels Bohr Library & Archives has completed a project to transcribe its collection of more than 500 oral histories of physics, including a few audio snippets of the interviews. And, if you’d like to put a face with that voice, check out the Emilio Segrè Visual Archives. [via]

Space Travel: The Path to Human Immortality? – Alternet 7/24/09

Video: from Australopithecus to Homo sapiens in 5 minutes – BoingBoing 7/20/09

Philips to unveil saliva-based roadside drug test later this year – EnGadget 8/5/09

History Channel Documentary Validates Chemtrails and Weather Warfare  – InfoWars 7/24/09

How to Reverse Global Warming: 21st Century Climate Blueprints – Global Research 7/26/09

Cars ‘may soon be started by lasers’ – Refreshing News 7/12/09

Bill Gates, Infected By Geoengineering Virus, Patents Hurricane Mitigation Devices For Gulf Of Mexico – Treehugger 7/11/09

Bill Gates Sets His Sights On Controlling the Weather – Popular Science 7/10/09

Bill Gates of Microsoft envisions fighting hurricanes by manipulating the sea – Prison Planet 7/15/09

Will Krakatoa rock the world again?  – Daily Mail, UK 7/31/09

Towering 1,200ft above the tropical stillness of the Sunda Strait in Indonesia, one of the most terrifying volcanoes the world has ever known has begun to stir once more.

Almost 126 years to the day since Krakatoa first showed signs of an imminent eruption, stunning pictures released this week prove that the remnant of this once-enormous volcano is bubbling, boiling and brimming over.

It’s called Apophis. It’s 390m wide. And it could hit Earth in 31 years’ time – Guardian, UK 7/23/09

In Egyptian myth, Apophis was the ancient spirit of evil and destruction, a demon that was determined to plunge the world into eternal darkness.  A fitting name, astronomers reasoned, for a menace now hurtling towards Earth from outerspace. Scientists are monitoring the progress of a 390-metre wide asteroid discovered last year that is potentially on a collision course with the planet, and are imploring governments to decide on a strategy for dealing with it.

Nasa has estimated that an impact from Apophis, which has an outside chance of hitting the Earth in 2036, would release more than 100,000 times the energy released in the nuclear blast over Hiroshima.

 

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