It’s time to get your mental corn popping!
Eleanor Cummins: how humans have created color for thousands of years. Popular Science
How nature works as seen in stunning psychedelic illustrations of scientific processes and phenomena in a 19th century French physics textbook. BrainPickings
More researchy goodness. The Ritman Library is making its Hermetic collection available online.
Satellite data reveals a record number of fires in the Brazilian rainforest. BBC
Mary Anne Potts explains what it’s like to swim through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. National Geographic
On a local level, the CBC reports on the Sudbury Conservation Authority’s puzzled reaction to direction and further cuts to funding.
SciShow Psych spelunks the uncanny valley.
David Armstrong shares neurologist Laura Boyle’s struggle back to health: in men, it’s Parkinson’s, but in women, it’s hysteria. ProPublica
SciShow Space news: new hypotheses about Jupiter’s core and estimates of the numbers of Earth-like planets.
More SciShow Space. This time, they’re breaking down the process that could make Mars settlement possible.
Simon Cooper, Charles Kemp, Daniel R. Little, and Duane W. Hamacher discuss: why do different cultures see such similar meanings in the constellations? The Conversation
SciShow wonders why there aren’t cancer-sniffing dogs in service.
I hope you found something to inspire or support your current creative project.
See you on the weekend for my next chapter update.
Until then, be well 🙂