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The Color of Honey

This week I harvested a lovely linden honey (at right) from one of our backyard beehives. Nectar from linden flowers yields a honey that is exceptional both in its pale tone and in its strong flavor...

June 12, 2012 — Alex Wild

#SciAmBlogs Monday - dark matter, virgin moths, genome sequencing, BPA, helical bacteria, black holes, aphrodisiac fungus, and more.

We have a new blog on the network - welcome Critical Opalescence!And, being Monday, there is the new Image of the Week.- George Musser - Is Dark Matter a Glimpse of a Deeper Level of Reality? - Becky Crew - You’ll have to be hotter than that, virgin moths - Ricki Lewis - UGS (Universal Genome Sequencing) in the Mid-21st Century - Frederick S...

STAFFJune 11, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Mount St Helen's basalt lava tube

Image of the Week #46, June 11th, 2012:
From: Prelude to a Catastrophe: One of the Most Active and Most Explosive Volcanoes in the Cascade Range by Dana Hunter at Rosetta Stones ...

June 11, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Welcome Critical Opalescence the newest blog at #SciAmBlogs

We have a new blog on the network today!!!!!George Musser is a senior editor at Scientific American , covering mainly space and physics. He is also the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to String Theory.At his new blog, Critical Opalescence, George will have fun getting out of the "just the news" mode, instead poking at quirky ideas, forgotten papers, fascinating hypotheses and whatever else excites him on any given day...

STAFFJune 11, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Black Holes are Everywhere

Holes are everywhere, if you look... This post is the second in a series that accompanies the upcoming publication of my book 'Gravity's Engines: How Bubble-Blowing Black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and Life in the Cosmos' (Scientific American/FSG)...

June 11, 2012 — Caleb A. Scharf

Open Laboratory 2013 - submissions so far

It is now expected by the science blogosphere that I post the full updated listing of all the submissions every Monday morning. This serves as a reminder for bloggers to submit their (and other people’s) posts, and to some extent prevents duplicate entries...

STAFFJune 11, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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