Thinking like a worm

There’s a fascinating article in the New York Times about a scientist who can think like a worm. Dr. Cornelia I. Bargmann studies the brain of the roundworm, C. elegans. Yes, worms only a millimeter long have brains. Science has yet to establish the existence of zombies to eat them.

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My favorite asteroid

Today makes the one year anniversary since my favorite asteroid, 2008 TC3, exploded over Sudan. They went and picked up some of the pieces about a month ago. When they analyzed it, it turned to be an unusual kind of an unusual kind of asteroid. Considering long it’s been since I could remember what a […]

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Jupiter is a dot

I saw lots of neat stuff today, but you’ll have to take my word for it. First thing this morning, two goldfinches were feeding on the coneflowers, and the nyjer feeder, and the evening primrose.  But I didn’t get a picture and you’ll have to take my word for it.

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