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Saturday, June 14, 2008


I mentioned gamma radiation recently in reference to a new telescope and those who have seen the new cinematic release know that gamma rays turned Bruce Banner into the Incredible Hulk. So, if it is of any interest to you, here is a brief explaination about gammas. Written in a way that you don't need a doctorate in physics to understand.

When Jurassic Park was initially released, science poo-pooed the idea of resurrecting beasts from the past as being impossible. Well, they should have added the caveat "at this time". As is always the case, what was tomorrrow's pipe dreams is yesterday's "been there, done that." Using DNA from ancient fossils, attempts are being conducted, using chicken eggs, to rebirth creatures from the

If you thought that stealing of body parts was something that only occurred in 3rd-world nations or in old gothic horror stories, then what been going on here in the USA might come as a shock.

We've all heard the term, "Different strokes for different folks" but this guy in Singapore is going to spend 14 years behind bars and get 18 strokes of the cane for his peccadilloes.

"Let's all be careful out there!"