Teaching Angela to Appreciate History
- 1576 – The cornerstone for Tycho Brahe‘s Uraniborg observatory is laid on Hven. Johannes Kepler and all that stuff. Hven, an island in the Øresund between Zealand and Scania. King Frederick II of Denmark gave it to him.
- Parliament has rejected the DoBE’s catch-up plan, which isn’t even as good as it was described in ep.52; study guides are out.
- 5,000 more brand new textbooks found dumped in Limpopo, while Motshekga is trying to use “lack of resources” as part of her constitutional argument.
- How single-celled life specialised into multi-celled life via division of labour
- Government idiots want to put warning labels on cellphones
- More evidence building up that the Chicxulub impact wasn’t the sole cause of the KT Extinction
“Nothing beats the power of nature for putting our self-importance in check.”
— Dr. Hood
Eleventh Hour (US), season 1, episode 15, “Electro”
- Sceptics in the Pub – Saturday 18th August, 12:30. Venue to be advised.
Link of the Week
Chris – Kerbal Space Program
Michael – Atul Gawande piece in New Yorker.
Angela – Follow Curiosity’s Descent to Mars