All posts tagged: Science

What If Dragons are Real?

No, it’s not that kind of _what if?_ question. I’m talking about a technical exploration of the features and evolution trails of dragons, on the hypothesis that they did exists. (It’s not that much different to many real life science, mind you.) I just finished watching “Dragons: Fantasy made Real”:http://animal.discovery.com/convergence/dragons/dragons.html on pay-per-view in my hotel […]

A Quantum Love Story

I just sent out one of those funny fwd: e-mail. It’s not very deep and I hope people will get it. But quantum entanglement and Alice & Bob are necessary background for the joke. So, in the end I only sent it to 10 peoples and hope at least 7 will understand. The world is […]

Trackbacks for papers

On his blog, “Jacques Distler”:http://golem.ph.utexas.edu/~distler/blog/archives/000638.html wrote of how “arXiv.org”:http://arxiv.org/ e-Print archive starts to support trackbacks for individual articles. Which I think is very cool. Of course, we have systems that track paper citations, but one doesn’t always want to write another paper just to express comments about one. I might just want to say it’s […]

Dihydrogen Monoxide

Found this link on “Ajarn Ko’s blog.”:http://kostuff.blogspot.com/2005/07/danger-danger.html The very harzadous yet not well known substance called “dihydrogen monoxide.”:http://www.dhmo.org/facts.html Amongst its attributes are: * Death due to accidental inhalation of DHMO, even in small quantities. * DHMO overdose is not unheard of in patients undergoing dialysis treatments for kidney failure. * Exposure decreases effectiveness of automobile […]