Last Friday, I decided to post some fun and/or humorous links, so I’ll try to keep that going. If you have any suggestions, let me know!
- What’s a “thagomizer? (Hint: scientists still miss “The Far Side”. A lot. We don’t like to talk about it much. It’s still too painful.)
- For many of us, Piled Higher and Deeper (PhD) Comics helped us survive grad school. I defended my thesis the same week as Mike Slackenerny, so you can guess my deep affection for the strip (though I didn’t take nearly as long as Mike did!), and you can also guess how excited I am that it’s being made into a movie!
- The Scientific Case Against Craterism is an awesome satire of the kinds of arguments used by Intelligent Design advocates.
- And of course the first set of pictures of Mercury taken actually from orbit have been posted.