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pbstv:

One of the most amazing things about being a mammal is our sensitive hearing. Where does it come from? — These three little bones in our middle ear.
Our reptile ancestors only had one bone, but our two extra bones enable us to amplify sound.
Learn more and tune in tomorrow night (4/16) on PBS at 10/9c when Your Inner Fish continues.

pbstv:

One of the most amazing things about being a mammal is our sensitive hearing. Where does it come from? — These three little bones in our middle ear.

Our reptile ancestors only had one bone, but our two extra bones enable us to amplify sound.

Learn more and tune in tomorrow night (4/16) on PBS at 10/9c when Your Inner Fish continues.

Here’s a little video highlighting a project a couple of friends and I have been working on. Cheers!

"If they respect you, respect them. If they disrespect you, still respect them. Do not allow the actions of others to decrease your good manners, because you represent yourself, not others."
Mohammad Zeyara (via gezel)
"A great mind becomes a great fortune."
Lucius Annaeus Seneca. (via quotedojo)

ROBOTS AND CYBORGS ARE NOT THE SAME THING

kkaito:

robots - 100% mechanical, no organic or living parts

androids - robots that are designed to look human-like (100% mechanical)

cyborgs - organic/living thing with added mechanical or cybernetic parts

"Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will"
― John Green (via psych-quotes)

scienceisbeauty:

Beyond stupid superstitions, check this video out to learn what a lunar eclipse is. More at Nasa Science News, A Tetrad of Lunar Eclipses, and NASA Lunar Eclipse Page.

awkwardsituationist:

"rapport of sun, moon, earth and all the constellations, what are the messages by you from distant stars to us?" — walt whitman

astrophography by knate myers at the karl g. jansky very large array (vla), a radio astronomy observatory located on the plains of san agustin, fifty miles west of socorro, new mexico. the vla was perhaps made most famous by carl sagan in the original cosmos documentary, and in the movie “contact”, which was based on his novel.

(more astrophotography)