The Scale of the Universe 2

This interactive Flash animation titled “The Scale of the Universe 2”, covering everything in the universe from the fabric of space-time to the estimated size of the universe, was posted earlier in 2012, and it is awesome.

These Glass Discs Can Store Data for Billions of Years

As a very stable and safe form of portable memory, the technology could be highly useful for organizations with big archives, such as national archives, museums and libraries, to preserve their information and records.

Murphy’s Law

The perceived perversity of the universe has long been a subject of comment, and precursors to the modern version of Murphy’s law are not hard to find.