(Source: nuclearcarrots, via blamoscience)

vanconcastiel:

ignotum-per-aeque-ignotum:

fandomstuck:

the fact that there are animals who can see colors that i cant which means that there are colors that exist that it is literally impossible for me to envision is such fucking bullshit that i wanna rip open a couch and eat it

Humans have 3 types of rods for processing color (red green and blue). Mantis Shrimp have 16.

Fucking shrimp. I will NOT be jealous of food.

(via elphaba-in-the-tardis)

smilesandvials:

Update: it is hilarious

smilesandvials:

Update: it is hilarious

Tags: science jokes

sciencefriday:

Did you know you can tell different species of fireflies apart by their flash patterns?

sciencefriday:

Did you know you can tell different species of fireflies apart by their flash patterns?

newsweek:

Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived - The Oatmeal
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TESLA!

Alright dudes, who are some of your favorite fictional female scientists? 

Just asking for reasons…

Tags: science

HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
Today marks the 150th anniversary of when President Lincoln signed an act that removed the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Big Tree Grove from the public domain and into the hands of the state of California. 
A few years later in 1890, the area was officially protected as Yosemite National Park!
WHOO HOO FOR LAND PRESERVATION! 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

Today marks the 150th anniversary of when President Lincoln signed an act that removed the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Big Tree Grove from the public domain and into the hands of the state of California. 

A few years later in 1890, the area was officially protected as Yosemite National Park!

WHOO HOO FOR LAND PRESERVATION! 

kqedscience:

#CephalopodWeek: Celebrating All Things Tentacled on Science Friday

They’re quick, clever, and masters of disguise. Some people find them scary, some cute, and others think they’re just tasty. Let’s celebrate Cephalopods! Share your stories about squids, octopuses, cuttlefish, and nautiluses on Twitter with the hashtag #CephalopodWeek. We’ll share our favorites to our 400K Twitter followers.”

Visit the Science Friday’s website for more info about their upcoming show with montereybayaquarium.

wuckfit:

“No chemicals!” The label on a container reads. I open it and I am stunned. It is truly devoid of chemicals, they have finally done it, finally created a pure vacuum unmarred even when exposed to matter. Quantum physics must be rewritten. Scientists everywhere stand in awe at such a feat.

(Source: whitecishetmale, via the-foghorn)

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