Monday, October 27, 2008

Highlights from the Blogosphere

"Underground Rivers Frozen in Place"

A little-known fact about the construction of the Large Hadron Collider.

Cosmic Variance
Revisiting Einstein's challenge: is the moon still there when we're not looking at it?

A preview of Fermat's Room, a Spanish thriller screened at the recent Imagine Science Film Festival in New York City.

Shores of the Dirac Sea
It all comes down to deformation and air pressure.

The Loom
If you're in New Jersey on November 5th, check out the re-enactment of an experiment to prove an hypothesis conducted by Washington and Thomas Paine.

Built on Facts
The rotational motion of a flywheel.

Secret Technology
#2: Hazardous waste disposal... with catapults!

Scientific American
Four physicists qualify for this dubious honor.

Stephanie ponders the issue of gender bias in science.

Uncertain Principles
Some practical advice for job-seeking physicists.

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