Daily Archives: February 12, 2008

An inconstant constant

So on a slightly more serious note, it turns out that the Astronomical Unit may need to be redefined. Not really such a problem for me, but all those planetary astronomers out there might have to find a new benchmark. … Continue reading

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Arsole

This little thing is a monocyclic compound made from 4 carbon atoms and an arsenic atom (as well as 5 hydrogens)… It bears the unfortunate name of arsole. I’m not even joking. Arsole is also, and I quote, “a mildly … Continue reading

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