Sunday, January 5, 2014

Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Dies at 89 | NBC 7 San Diego

Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Dies at 89 | NBC 7 San Diego

Best Science Books 2013: Library Journal

Best Science Books 2013: Library Journal – Confessions of a Science Librarian

Take Four Minutes To Reflect On Your Place In The Cosmos

Take Four Minutes To Reflect On Your Place In The Cosmos : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR

In 2013, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image of Earth from Saturn. Seen here, our planet is 898 million miles away (1.44 billion kilometers) and appears as a blue dot at center right.

Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor : NPR

In the early 1990s, a team of researchers decided to follow about 40 volunteer families — some poor, some middle class, some rich — during the first three years of their new children's lives. Every month, the researchers recorded an hour of sound from the families' homes. Later in the lab, the team listened back and painstakingly tallied up the total number of words spoken in each household.