Flightless Cormorant and It’s Tiny Wings

Off the coast of Ecuador, there is a cluster of volcanic islands that seem like they are on another planet. These islands, called the Galapagos, have been untouched until very recently, being used as a base for 18th and 19th century sailors and pirates, and finally being claimed and settled in 1832. These islands are…

Vibrant Sunset

“The Sun, with all the planets revolving around it, and depending on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as though it had nothing else in the Universe to do.” – Galileo It’s an amazing world of science…let’s go exploring!  

Hydrogen is Elemental

1) Atomic Weight= 1.008u (the lightest in the periodic table) 2) Discovered by Henry Cavendish in1766 and named by Antoine Lavoisier-1782 3) Natural Isotopes: (H-1), Deuterium (H-2), Tritium (H-3) 4) Compounds We’ve All Heard Of: Water, Ammonia, Hydrogen Peroxide, Carbon Dioxide 5) 90% of all atoms are composed of Hydrogen (they are the beginning fuel…

#iPhriday To Beautiful Animals

“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.”                                                                         ~ Charles Darwin   This challenge…

Ten Interesting Scientific Facts

Science and its history are weird. Really weird. But the thing is, it’s cool as well (in the ‘50s, you could buy nuclear reactor playsets for your kids, but they risked dying of radiation poisoning. Take that, EZ-Bake ovens!). Here are 10 we’ve found to be the most intriguing: 1. Researchers have calculated that DNA…

#iPhriday Dead Horse Point State Park

The Beauty of Dead Horse Point State Park. The Park Ranger stated that it was the “greenest” she had seen in years! #FindYourPark this year. It’s an amazing world of science…let’s go exploring! This fun challenge set up by:   http://www.graydaysandcoffee.wordpress.com/ and included by one of our best supporters: musings of a frequent flying scientist