Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Mysterious Electron Acceleration Explained

A mysterious phenomenon
A space conundrum

Kraken simulation

Solar winds stretch magnetotail
Energy stored akin to stretched elastic

Parallel field lines “reconnect”
Parallel field lines “reconnect”
Elastic band releases all at once
Electrons propelled toward Earth with colossal oomph

Cause of aurora?


Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Dancing with the Stars

12 celebrity contestants were announced
This season's cast
The usual
Relatively unknown Disney Channel star
Co-hosts and actor
Professional athlete and tennis player
Semi-forgotten TV star
Singer, singer-songwriter and Gladys Knight
Ridiculously hot dude
The usual

My personal favourite
Who do you think?
Steve Urkel
The nostalgia factor
Steve Urkel
Has to have moves
A shoe-in for the final three