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Solar Sail Weblog

The Cosmos 1 Solar Sail that launched a couple of hours ago is being covered at the The Planetary Society’s Cosmos 1 Solar Sail Weblog. The Planetary Society is the sponsor of the project. Latest post indicates that there’s a problem with Space Communications, so they’re getting Too much noise, not enough analysis. What’s making […]

Sara Bellum and Sir A Bellum: His and Her Brains

Deep, Brain and Gender study. And it includes Einstein’s brain, too. The brains in [Sandra] Witelson’s freezer are contested terrain in a controversy over gender equality and mental performance. Her findings — published in Science, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet and other peer-reviewed journals — buttress the proposition that basic mental differences […]