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No Comments Scott Pagel on Aug 3rd 2011
No wonder I love science, art, and the Free Market… but not the State. Found this at jonniefivemiles’ Flickr stream.
No Comments Scott Pagel on Aug 6th 2010
The quote below is one of my favorite parts of a long (over 8,000 word) transcription of a lecture given by Professor Colin Humphreys delivered on 2nd March 2004 in the Winstanley Lecture Theatre in Trinity College, Cambridge. Professor Humphreys has been a Professor of Materials Science in Cambridge since 1990. The lecture is called [...]
2 Comments Scott Pagel on Jul 30th 2010
Regarding this report that scientists have created the first synthetic cell… Tony Woodlief at Sand in the Gears writes: there is something dangerous about science unmoored from an acknowledgment of creation’s mystery, and anchored instead to an abiding trust in man’s reason read the whole thing at Sand in the Gears » Re-creation a couple [...]
No Comments Scott Pagel on Jun 10th 2010
It is from a few weeks ago… I don’t always know when they were aired I just watch when I can. The episode was called “White Tulip” and I was especially interested in the exchanges between Drs. Walter Bishop and Alistair Peck. I saw this post the other day but finally read it today and [...]
No Comments Scott Pagel on May 3rd 2010
This is probably the coolest thing that you’ll watch today. Mark Gray’s commentary makes this a perfect video for anyone… but especially your favorite space geek. WOW. via: boingboing.net Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch (HD) Camera E-8 from Mark Gray on Vimeo. This clip is raw from Camera E-8 on the launch umbilical tower/mobile launch [...]
1 Comment Scott Pagel on Apr 28th 2010