neuronsandneutrons: So I’m gonna do a thing. I feel extremely bad for not doing it sooner. But about a month ago, a girl in my class was hit by a car right in front of my school. I wouldn’t consider us friends, (we’ve spoken perhaps twice over the course of the year), but as a human being, my thoughts are with her and her family. She apparently has spinal and brain injuries, and spent her...
Anonymous asked: too soon alexander
I don’t feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in a mysterious...– Richard Feynman The Pleasure of Finding Things Out (via themagnificentunknown)
Many adults are put off when youngsters pose scientific questions. Children ask...– Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as the Candle in The Dark (via imagineatoms)
Anonymous asked: when did he go blind
appliedmathemagics: selenocysteine: bekindplzrewind: therisingpheonix: 221b-mine-please: pirenstoletheimpala: mycroft-queenofcake: iamjayse: thenerdfighterkid: slydig: tsarbucks: slydig: dont be mean be median or mode damn math fandom bloggers shut up we have a good range of jokes this is our domain guys we’re forgetting the point of this post and going off on a...
At its best, philosophy can aid understanding. At its worst, its jargon supplies...– Richard Dawkins (via imagineatoms)
Science is awesome pass it on
imagineatoms: If light has no mass how can it be affected by gravity? Because it has momentum But momentum is mass x velocity so how can it have momentum? Because language can sometimes bring more problems than answers. Light does not obey the same laws as ordinary matter. To help show this I’ll use equations. (this is the full version of the famous E=mc2 ) E=energy P=momentum c=speed...
Let's agree that we're in agreement about the...
jtotheizzoe: An international team of scientists recently surveyed almost 12,000 climate science research publications to gauge the consensus on manmade global warming among people who know lots about climate science. They did this because some people still like to pretend like there’s plenty of skepticism and doubt about what’s causing all this. What did they find? Well, of the 4,000 papers...
Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Racism &... →
andyjaydee: ikenbot: There’s no gentle way to put it: People who give in to racism and prejudice may simply be dumb, according to a new study that is bound to stir public controversy. The research finds that children with low intelligence are more likely to hold prejudiced attitudes as adults. These findings point to a vicious cycle, according to lead researcher Gordon Hodson, a psychologist...
Me when those around me don't share my excitement...
News just in from a NASA press conference: the... →
science-in-a-jar: Neil Degrasse Tyson needs a tumblr.