On top of its vast medicinal benefits and a “high” that’s safer and mellower than alcohol, what if cannabis could also power a cheap, sustainable super battery and forever change the energy game? It sounds like a far-fetched dream cooked up by Cheech and Chong after a bong rip or three, but it’s possible, according to a team of researchers at the University of Alberta.
Illustris Simulation of the Universe
Video Credit: Illustris Collaboration, NASA, PRACE, XSEDE, MIT, Harvard CfA
How did we get here? Click play, sit back, and watch. A new computer simulation of the evolution of the universe — the largest and most sophisticated yet produced — provides new insight into how galaxies formed and new perspectives into humanity’s place in the universe.
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Beauty of the Universe
Let’s talk about Space on the next episode of The Real History of Science Fiction, starting at 10/9c on Saturday, April 26th on BBC America.
These guys have given away a few really nice swords and I am happy to share them for the chance to win one. Wish me luck!