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"There are two great mysteries that overshadow all other mysteries in science. One is the origin of the universe. That’s my day job. However, there is also the other great mystery of inner space. And that is what sits on your shoulders, which believe it or not, is the most complex object in the known universe. But the brain only uses 20 watts of power. It would require a nuclear power plant to energise a computer the size of a city block to mimic your brain, and your brain does it with just 20 watts. So if someone calls you a dim bulb, that’s a compliment."-
"Spend an hour watching the clouds roll overhead and no two of them will be the same. The complexity and dynamic motion of turbulence make these flows fascinating, even mesmerizing, to watch. Humans are a pattern-seeking species. We like to seek order in apparent chaos, and this, perhaps, is what makes turbulence such a captivating subject for scientists and artists alike."-
Something a little different today. I have a guest post over at Nautilus about looking for patterns in turbulence. Go check it out!
WHERE ARE THESE GIFS FROM ITS ALWAYS THE SAME FUCKING GUY
They come from “Italian Spiderman”, an Australian parody of Italian cinema from the 1960s and 1970s. It was uploaded to YouTube in 2007. You can find the entire series here. The character in the gifs first appears in Episode 2 (click here to skip ahead to the first headshake).
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