The Science of Beauty. Have you ever wondered what makes something beautiful? Turns out it’s a lot of things. Abi Millar at Elements breaks down a few of them.
An Almost Perfect Murder. Deborah Blum at PLoS Blogs’ Speakeasy Science writes chemistry lessons in the form of strange-but-true murder mysteries. It’s so cool. I recommend her book as well.
NASA’s Guide to Solar Flares. Phil Plait at Discover Magazine’s Bad Astronomy Blog points you to great resources about that big eruption on the sun a couple of weeks ago.
An Interview with Dean Kamen. Sheril Kirshenbaum has struck out on her own – she has a new blog called Culture of Science. She scored a great Interview with Dean Kamen, an inventor who is working with will. i. am. of the Black Eyed Peas on a project called FIRST. The interview is in three parts – check it out! And check out FIRST!