Daily Archives: October 19, 2010

Carbonaceous Wonderland

The most abundant element on Earth’s surface is oxygen. Seriously, oxygen is everywhere. Most of the mass of water comes from oxygen. Plants and animals incorporate oxygen into their tissues; there’s almost as much oxygen in the cellulose that makes … Continue reading

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Idiot box

Well, this is intriguing. Apparently, the TV licensing people are being a bit draconian with new students, going so far as sending out threatening sounding letters. So I’m told, they claim that they “know that students watch TV on laptops” … Continue reading

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