NASA announced its Kepler mission has discovered two new planetary systems, including three super-Earth-size planets in a “habitable zone.”
In relation to the class discussion on björk’s Biophilia album-app that dropped recently, figured I’d link to Thom Yorke’s new super-band Atoms For Peace – Amok album website that dropped last month as well. Album stream off the site visualizer or grooveshark.
The title of the band is inspired by a speech delivered by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower to the UN on Atomic Warfare. Read an article on the historical speech @ the Union for Concerned Scientists.org
A ferrofluid -portmanteau of ferromagnetic, and fluid) is a liquid which becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field.
Planning to order some on Amazon.
Despite being dangerous I really wish I could experiment with Mercury. Perhaps I’ll look around for a lab that would be willing to grant footage or something. Anyway exotic metals are very fascinating elements to watch. They look like a living breathing species