Page 36 of 86 FirstFirst ... 26 34 35 36 37 38 46 ... LastLast
Results 351 to 360 of 852
Like Tree2109Likes

Thread: Science!!!

  1. #351
    mmmmm Taco's jammer06's Avatar




    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    8,676
    Liked
    6650 times
    Karma
    1147763646
    Mentioned
    39 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    1013 Post(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ChilledAgua View Post
    Scientists/Engineers can be hilarious. Some grad students put together this one which still slays me.

    ChilledAgua and BadIdea like this.

  2. #352
    1st Scoring Line RoyalSubject's Avatar




    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    1,931
    Liked
    4590 times
    Karma
    17707760
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    292 Post(s)

    Default

    This one isn't science, but it demonstrates why it's important to approach things in life with a skeptical, scientific mindset.

    People Are Literally Getting Palm Line Surgery for Better Fortunes

  3. #353
    1st Scoring Line BadIdea's Avatar




    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    1,483
    Liked
    1916 times
    Karma
    1039800
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    56 Post(s)

    Default


  4. #354
    L'Eau de Vie! ChilledAgua's Avatar




    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Posts
    7,074
    Liked
    4432 times
    Karma
    1424317
    Mentioned
    10 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    227 Post(s)

    Default

    Otto Hahn was the one who tried to write Meitner out of the picture; it fooled nobody in the physics community at the time, and turned sentiment against him.

    Meitner has an atomic element named after her. Element (or naming of a unit [like gauss or ohm, for example]) trumps a Nobel Prize.

    He and Strassman discovered the fission by-products, but didn't have a clue as to the mechanism by which they were produced. They sent the results to Meitner (who had gone to Sweden to escape the Nazis), and she, along with her cousin Otto Frisch, worked out the theory behind fission. Hahn got the credit for just seeing it.

    It's kind of like when Penzias and Wilson got a Nobel for detecting the cosmic microwave background, instead of the guys who predicted it.

    Lame in each case.
    BadIdea and LetTigerIn like this.

  5. #355
    Selke Smooth notbob's Avatar




    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,565
    Liked
    5125 times
    Karma
    5614128
    Mentioned
    25 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    406 Post(s)
    adgy-san, BadIdea, Ecktore and 1 others like this.
    Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh

  6. #356
    Selke Smooth notbob's Avatar




    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,565
    Liked
    5125 times
    Karma
    5614128
    Mentioned
    25 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    406 Post(s)

    Default

    I for one welcome our new bee overlords.

    How Robo-Bees Could Save America's Crops | Popular Science
    adgy-san, BadIdea, Ecktore and 2 others like this.
    Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh

  7. #357
    Selke Smooth notbob's Avatar




    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,565
    Liked
    5125 times
    Karma
    5614128
    Mentioned
    25 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    406 Post(s)

    Default

    Not really science but cam across this while reading popsci.com

    Pop Chart Lab --> Design + Data = Delight --> The Nebula of NES Games

    Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh

  8. #358
    PJ Harvey is God adgy-san's Avatar




    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    36,900
    Liked
    10905 times
    Karma
    1179100
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    409 Post(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by BadIdea View Post
    That Tumblr is pretty great.
    BadIdea likes this.

  9. #359
    Selke Smooth notbob's Avatar




    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,565
    Liked
    5125 times
    Karma
    5614128
    Mentioned
    25 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    406 Post(s)
    adgy-san, Ecktore and LetTigerIn like this.
    Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh

  10. #360
    Selke Smooth notbob's Avatar




    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,565
    Liked
    5125 times
    Karma
    5614128
    Mentioned
    25 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    406 Post(s)
    Ecktore and LetTigerIn like this.
    Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh, Maniacal Laugh

Page 36 of 86 FirstFirst ... 26 34 35 36 37 38 46 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28