BBC News – Cambridge University puts Isaac Newton papers online
One of the geniuses of all time.
APOD – Flying over Planet Earth
Vivek Haldar – Size is the best predictor of code quality
Essentially length of code tied with code metrics becomes a reasonable predictor of bugs.
NYTimes.com – Its Gene Patents Upheld, Myriad Genetics Moves to Protect Its Secrets
Regardless of whether or not you agree with the idea of patents on genes, the fact that these patents are forcing patients to undergo a more expensive and less effective procedure should give anyone concern.
Wired Science – How Much Ice Do You Need For Your Drinks?
Who says physics isn’t practical?
Spaceflight Now – Discovery heads into retirement
Incredibly cool photographs and just a little bit sad.
NYTimes.com – Radiation + Cable Anchor + Science = ?
Cable news no matter the network typically is a pile of fail when it comes to science.
NYTimes.com – Next-Generation Scientists
Bad Astronomy – Next up for Congress: repeal the law of gravity
I’ve been trying thing of something to put here but can’t.