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Re: Science
« Reply #46 on: September 30, 2020, 01:41:13 PM »

For those keeping score at home, a metric ton = 2204.62 lbs, or roughly 10% more than an Imperial ton.
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Re: Twinkie challenges scientists
« Reply #48 on: October 18, 2020, 11:31:31 AM »

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/15/923411578/a-disturbing-twinkie-that-has-so-far-defied-science

I posted that over on fb yesterday - I think the headline is stupid, as Kid would say, but the story is great! I suspect my Current Event students will get a kick out of it next week.
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Re: Science
« Reply #49 on: October 22, 2020, 01:32:19 PM »

Fungi are an amazingly successful kingdom.   (I started to say phylum but caught myself just in time!)   Some are so tasty and some so aren't.

This is an xkcd cartoon about chemistry,  sulfides specifically.....

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Re: Science
« Reply #50 on: October 22, 2020, 07:09:45 PM »

He was just egging her on.

But when she strikes back, the yolk will be on him!
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Re: Science
« Reply #51 on: October 24, 2020, 01:18:59 AM »

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Re: Science
« Reply #52 on: October 27, 2020, 03:36:31 PM »

An update on the Asian Murder Hornets.   98 honeybee killers taken into custody in Washington State.

https://apnews.com/article/scientists-remove-98-murder-hornets-616a95fe52901a21e2e018a7b2a4a1e5

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Re: Science
« Reply #53 on: October 27, 2020, 05:16:36 PM »

An update on the Asian Murder Hornets.   98 honeybee killers taken into custody in Washington State.

https://apnews.com/article/scientists-remove-98-murder-hornets-616a95fe52901a21e2e018a7b2a4a1e5

May they stay over there, if they have to be here at all!
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Re: Science
« Reply #54 on: November 03, 2020, 02:51:56 PM »

   In September, NASA announced that it was sending a new toilet to the station. “Boldly Go!” read the headline on the news release. The cost of the newly designed toilet was $23 million, and it’s smaller and lighter and better suited for women, while able to recycle more urine into drinking water. (Actual astronaut joke: “Today’s coffee is tomorrow’s coffee!”).... 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/11/01/space-station-20-years-anniversary/
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Re: Mandelbrot birthday
« Reply #55 on: November 20, 2020, 08:30:47 PM »

https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Mandelbrot/

(and happy birthday to that Biden fellah,  too)



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Re: Science
« Reply #56 on: November 20, 2020, 10:02:09 PM »

https://twitter.com/dassaf4

The Mandelbrotian!
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