Archive for September 14th, 2006

Another door to another heaven!

September 14, 2006

Here is a site with creative commons licensed classical music; link via Boing Boing.

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Little prince-ian comic!

September 14, 2006

Here is a comic about Pluto losing its planet status; does that remind you of Little Prince? It did to me. Link via Language Log.

A search engine and an archive!

September 14, 2006

Here is a search engine providing access to web resources for education and research called Intute; link via Librarians’ Internet Index.

/. informs that Royal Society opens its archives (and free for two months — time to download all those classics — I will post my wishlist sometime soon).

Is quantum mechanics really that weird?

September 14, 2006

The greatest mystery of quantum mechanics is how its ideas have remained so weird while it explained more and more about the world around us.

claims this article in CSICOP (Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal); link via A&L daily. And, the article does its bit to make quantum mechanics more intelligible. Conclusion:

So it seems that quantum physics is not weird and incomprehensible because it describes something completely different from everyday reality. It is weird and incomprehensible precisely because it describes the world we see around us-past, present, and future.

Take a look; it is a nice one!

Open source bloggers!

September 14, 2006

Here is a list of open source bloggers from the Linux Journal.

Google style philanthropy!

September 14, 2006

Google has set up a billion dollar philanthropy says this NYTimes article; according to it,

the organization, called Google.org, plans to develop an ultra-fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid car engine that runs on ethanol, electricity and gasoline.

Are Reva guys listening?