If you have not heard this news already: “an international team of astronomers has found an exotic planet possibly made of diamond, located about 4,000 light-years away from Earth.”
Your Brain On Google
Evidently, Google is playing an important role in how your brain is evolving in handling information. A recent research study published on Science magazine titled “Google Effects on Memory” shows that our strategies are shifting in learning. It is based on the concept called “transactive memory”.
According to this theory, people divide the labor of remembering certain types of shared information. For example, a husband might rely on his wife to remember significant dates, while she relies on him to remember the names of distant friends and family—and this frees both from duplicating the memories in their own brains. So, now it seems Google is filling this role for everyone, representing an enormous collective act of transactive memory.
The Rogue Planet
I read about the rouge planets in several articles today including in Time Magazine. Hope our solar system keep its distance from these villains, tricksters, swindlers, cheats, mountebanks, quacks, …
Avoiding Comet Collisions
The chances of a comet impact are 100%. The big question is when?
So, I was just wondering what if we put a signage on space similar to those “if you can read this you’re too close” bumper stickers on cars. They must be working because I never seen a wrecked car with those bumper stickers.