This Week in Science: August 21 – 25
Every Friday, I post a round-up of interesting science news, pictures, videos, and tweets I found while poking around the Internet. I hope you enjoy.
While I’ll try to stick with current events, you might find the occasional oldie but goodie. If you read something that sparked your curiosity recently, share it in the comments below.
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No one eats fruitcake. Century-Old Fruit Cake Found in Antarctic Hut
“The fruit cake itself looked and smelt (almost) edible,” the AHT researchers said.
A cool and slightly frightening thing with AI: Facebook’s artificial intelligence robots shut down after they start talking to each other in their own language
But did he go to Jared’s? It Rains Diamonds on ‘Ice Giant’ Planets
Women doing the damn thing. Meet Gwynne Shotwell, the Woman Who Could Take Us to Mars
The SpaceX president sees no extraterrestrial challenge too big to tackle.
Smart labels could tell you when to toss food and make-up:
That’s not terrifying at all. We share the Milky Way with 100 million black holes
And a quote:
Science is not only a disciple of reason, but, also, one of romance and passion. – Stephen Hawking