A fun little ditty set to the tune of the famous ‘What does the fox say?’…I only wish my high school math teacher was this cool… See the original post in Jennifer Ouellette’s ‘Physics Week in Review‘ over at Cocktail Party Physics...
Those of you familiar with my blog here at SciAm will know that I’m a little obsessed with science-themed music videos. When I saw the ‘Wrecking Ball’ masterpiece of Ms...
When people think about evolution, the most obvious name that comes to mind is Charles Darwin. Alfred Russell Wallace is rarely given the credit he deserves for his work on the subject, which is unfortunate...
“The Amur or Far Eastern leopard, Panthera pardus orientalis, is the worlds most endangered big cat, and the only one known to be adapted to the cold, snowy environment in which it lives...
What a horrifying month at the Scientific American blog network! Tiger butchering, disgusting ways to die, and a massive killer storm! Let’s all hope for some kittens and sunny days in December… Featured in this episode: Man convicted for killing and eating China’s last Indochinese tiger: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2009/12/25/man-convicted-for-killing-and-eating-chinas-last-indochinese-tiger/ 13 Horrifying Ways to Die (If You’re an [...]..
THIS is good scicomm. Why? Well, for many reasons - good writing, good sound, good editing - but by far the most apparent, the reason most people will sit up and take note is because of the strong visuals...
This week’s video comes to us from Rob Nelson at Untamed Science. According to Rob: Siats (pronounced SEE-OTTS) is a giant mega-predator (think T-Rex, but living at a different time)...
You all must know by now that Joanne Manaster and I are suckers for excellent science music video parodies. This one, by the folks at UCSD Neuroscience, is our latest favourite.
Water sculptures—a marriage of liquids, photography, and timing—are spectacular form of fluid dynamics as art. Artist Markus Reugels is a master of the form.
In episode 3 of the ‘Adventures in Biology’ series, Dr. Carin Bondar travels to the Moorea Dolphin Center located at the Intercontinental Moorea Resort and Spa (French Polynesia).
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