We went to dinner with Dee and Judy at The Manor on Wilton Drive. It used to be several smaller places, but was recently renovated into one large place. Inside, there are two bars and a "restaurant" area. If you like to converse while dining, The Manor is not the place to go. The food wasn't that good either, which is too bad because it's really a neat place. On the other hand, if one is to believe Mark's List the food is quite good, but neither Robb, nor I, was impressed. Maybe we just got them at a bad time. It was quite early for us (17h00), but Judy had to get up very early the next morning.
Dark Matter May Be Building Up Inside the Sun. The sun could be a net for dark matter, a new study suggests. If dark matter happens to take a certain specific form, it could build up in our nearest star and alter how heat moves inside it in a way that would be observable from Earth.
Is Gravity Real? A Scientist Takes on Newton. It’s hard to imagine a more fundamental and ubiquitous aspect of life on the Earth than gravity, from the moment you first took a step and fell on your diapered bottom to the slow terminal sagging of flesh and dreams. But what if it’s all an illusion, a sort of cosmic frill, or a side effect of something else going on at deeper levels of reality?
The incredible shrinking solar cell. The next generation of solar cells will be small. About the size of lint. But the anticipated impact: That’s huge.
Reconstructed: Archimedes's flaming steam cannon. Did the ancient Greek inventor Archimedes build a solar-powered steam cannon that fired flaming projectiles? That's the suggestion of an Italian engineer who has come up with a design for such a weapon.
Truth Wins Out exposes creepy practices of 'ex-gay' therapist. Another "ex-gay" fraud is exposed by Truth Wins Out. And, this one is really disturbing and creepy: Truth Wins Out (TWO) released an exclusive video statement today from two former clients of “ex-gay” life coach Alan Downing.
À la prochaine, mes amis