This is great. I wish I’d done it.
A review, from Elizabeth Lopatto.
She seems to be into the UFO conspiracy theories. Nadia Drake responds.
Let’s make her president!
(And remember, the Democrats are the Party of Science™)
This is pretty funny.
Honestly, it’s been a while since I’ve used the subway in New York, so I have no idea how access works, but I’m not pretending otherwise.
The Air and Space Museum has started a breeding program for the fiftieth anniversary of Star Trek. As I noted on Twitter, there’s not a lot of meat on them once you get all the hair off. Basically not good for much except pizza toppings.
Some of the nuke types over on Twitter have been discussing this. It would have beaten Sputnik to space, but not to earth orbit.
To be honest, I had never previously realized how terrible outer space is.
Related: Five economic myths that will not die.
A lot of economics is counterintuitive to many.
…and you’ll never guess what happened next!
TL;DR: It didn’t work. It is kind of an amusing science story, though.