So, instead of “jump to hyperspace”, the command will be “switch off the Higgs”. Still cool.
And now we really boldly go where no humans have gone before… You should be at least a little bit awed.
A brilliant series of minimalist typographic tributes to scientists and their discoveries. I especially like the Copernicus one :)
Artwork by Kapil Ghagat (on Tumblr at bhagatkapil)
As a grad student, and a scientist, I found these to be hysterical……and frighteningly accurate!!!!!
Like seriously, this exists??
Reblogging for the scientific peeps, you know who you are! XD
I wish more of these were used in actual papers.
So, now we have the technology that could allow us to learn telepathy.
“Imagine a cell phone charger that recharges your phone remotely without even knowing where it is; a device that targets and destroys tumors, wherever they are in the body; or a security field that can disable electronics, even a listening device hiding in a prosthetic toe, without knowing where it is.”
Yuri Gagarin, prior to his space flight 1961
It’s interesting how the imagery of “an unprecedented duel with nature” rather than something more mutual dominates our thinking—both from the then Soviet Union and the capitalist space power, the US. Patriarchal relations with women are also projected onto “nature” in most cases. An excellent and accessible study of this can be found in the scientist Evelyn Fox Keller’s book, Reflections on Gender and Science.