Interesting Stuff

 This page is intended to be a location for miscellaneous stuff I think worth knowing about or saving for later reference.  Usually it will be unrelated to anything I am working on, just, as I said, miscellaneous.   

New Scientist article on A Time Traveler’s Guide to Earth — the geologic past great events
Rand Corporation report on the economic advantages of a Israeli-Palestinian two state solution
Scientists Seek Ban on Method of Editing the Human Genome  

Wow – volcano erupting in Chile:  stunning pictures (BBC link), notice the stars also:  Picture of the Villarrica volcano on 3 March, 2015

New York’s night sky (and other cities) IF there were no city lights.  ny without lights

My high school

Ice flows in Death Valley!  An amazing discovery.  What’s next?-Cactus on Mars?

Calls to Use Yucca Mountain as a Nuclear Waste Site, Now Deemed Safe             

 China’s Latest Space Launch Is Next Step in Lunar Ambitions

Bound for Pluto with Memories of Triton        

36 Hours in Tulum, Mexico — We visited there (including Chichen Itza)  some years ago in a terrific trip.  It is a Mayan Riviera!

Whatever  you think of the NY Times review of the movie, this sentence by A.O. Scott is surely one of the best critic sentences of recent memory:   �The Theory of Everything� tumbles into a black hole of biopic banality         Wow!

How little we understand about how the brain works
 Are we aware?:  Coal Rush in India Could Tip Balance on Climate Change

Looking for an unusual vacation trip? 

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