Monthly Archives: January 2011

Frazil ice

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Supermassive black hole in a dwarf galaxy

There’s a new study just published, about the existence of a supermassive black hole in a type of galaxy where nobody expected to find one. This story is getting a bizarre amount of attention. I detect a whiff of hype. … Continue reading

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When did humans start wearing clothes?

It’s a question everyone has probably wondered about at some point – some people more than others. Perhaps you recall reading about studies of the molecular genetics of lice indicating a date for the earliest wearing of clothes by humans … Continue reading

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