Hi! I spent a week in July at Cornell learning a lot of great things and meeting lots of super teachers (they are all "my people"). I can't wait to share some of what I learned with the Living Environment classes!
In the article "How Slime Molds can Transportation Networks and Maybe Even Transform Computing", researchers are using slime molds for the most interesting things!
"Slime mold has proven it can design highway networks, but computer scientist Andrew Adamatzky thinks its next step might be in the world of computing."
Have you seen the International Space Station? You don't know when or where to look? It is the third brightest object in the sky and it is easy to see if you know when to look. Sign up at http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/ and they will send you updates of when and where the station will be overhead next.
15 Birds with Unbelievable Beaks
Today scientists have announce they have evidence of the expansion of the universe. Read the entire article here Discovery News.
Albert Einstein was born today in 1879. Also, Lucy Hobbs Taylor, the first female dentist in 1833 and Paul Ehrlich, German bacteriologist who received a Noble Peace Prize for medicine. Visit this great site for more information and games about Nobel Prize winners.
As Many Exceptions As There Are Rules is a very interesting and informative blog. There is always something new you can learn. Mr. Lasbury picks great topics to talk about.