From an iPhone (or Android), consumers will be able to request an image from the satellite, orbiting 600 kilometers above the Earth. They will be able to send a message to SkyCube from their phone as well.
Science is a great equalizer. It shows how natural events do not occur based on some occult agenda. There's nothing elitist about proving that illness isn't inflicted by a neighbor's hex, or that hailstones and hurricanes are not punishments from an angry wind god.
What makes the best summer vacations or a Labor Day escape? Rivers. Swimming, fishing, napping on a shady riverbank -- there's no better getaway. Fortunately, dozens of jaw-droppingly beautiful rivers run through the Golden State.
having never heard this bit of medical knowledge before, I decided to look at what science has to say about this. After all, Rep. Akin, who is challenging Senator Claire McCaskill, sits on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.
After too many months of too much work and no spare time, the power is out, and now I have time to blog. Ah, the life of a scientist. We typically have more ideas than time. So for this blog entry, I'm just going to list 10 facts and let you figure out what it's about until I get to the end.