engineeringhistory:

Pierre and Marie Curie, circa 1890s. Marie Skłodowska-Curie conducted pioneering research on radiation, and was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, and the only person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes in multiple fields (Physics, 1903, Chemistry, 1911).

engineeringhistory:

Pierre and Marie Curie, circa 1890s. Marie Skłodowska-Curie conducted pioneering research on radiation, and was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, and the only person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes in multiple fields (Physics, 1903, Chemistry, 1911).

spaceexp:

We all know how large VY Canis Majoris is, but adding earths orbit to this image makes it all the more mind blowing

spaceexp:

We all know how large VY Canis Majoris is, but adding earths orbit to this image makes it all the more mind blowing

doctorwho:

The Vampires Of Venice

We’re watching Vampires of Venice right now on bbcamerica as part of Doctor Who Takeover Week. Come watch with us!

gentlemanbones:

These almond cookies are very aggressive.

gentlemanbones:

These almond cookies are very aggressive.

Favourite Moments from Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey (4/?)

- From Episode 2: Some of the Things That Molecules Do

currentsinbiology:

compoundchem:

Honey is a food oddity in that it doesn’t spoil. Here’s the chemistry behind why, as well as an explanation of how bees make honey: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-qn

Good stuff!

currentsinbiology:

compoundchem:

Honey is a food oddity in that it doesn’t spoil. Here’s the chemistry behind why, as well as an explanation of how bees make honey: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-qn

Good stuff!

randomampersand:

therealeovaldez:

How the hell are they even comfortable

It is not about comfort. It is about victory.

NOT HAVING ANY PUBLICATIONS IN GRAD SCHOOL

Episode 13: Unafraid of the Dark, Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey