Saturday, May 19, 2007

Happy Birthday Linnaeus and Dark Matter

The current issue of The Economist has a couple of brief stories spanning (as usual) multiple Powers of Ten; in this case ranging from the classification of species to collision between galaxy clusters (clusters mind you, not any of those plain old galaxy collisions... like the upcoming collision (or is this one?) of our own milky way with the Andromeda Galaxy...)

So here we go:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The opinion piece on "Species Inflation" triggered some response from the
science bloggers. One could summarize: We are not amused ...