Daily Archives: July 15, 2012

Beaded Molecules

Anyone who knows me will know that I love representations of molecules in popular culture. Because molecules are cool, and chemistry doesn’t get nearly enough geek love. This in particular, is a C60 fullerene, constructed from tibetan buddha beads made … Continue reading

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Audacity to Dream

This video gave me goosebumps. Just watch it and you’ll see what I mean. I think that “Keep dreaming” is my new personal motto! (via io9)

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Mushroom Kingdom!

Over a century ago, a gigantic fossil was discovered in Saudi Arabia. Gigantic and mysterious, because no one had any idea what exactly it had once been. With a thick trunk, it was similar to petrified trees, but this didn’t … Continue reading

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