Ah, the crackpot session: a staple of APS conferences, though not one I’ve ever seen discussed in polite company. I’m disappointed they didn’t mention the checkerboard model of the nucleus, though.
Posts tagged science
If I’d been drinking anything, there would have been a full-blown spit-take when I got to the caption.
These heroes of modern science, modeled off of old Star Trek action figures, are AWESOME. Sadly, these are digitally painted, so we can only hold them on our computer screens, and not in our hands.
I know there are a ton of other scientists who could be added to the list (especially more women), but I’m not the one who had to spend hours rendering these, so I’ll just bask in the science-y glory as it stands. Who would you add?
(visit *datazoid on deviantART for a high resolution image and to find out how they were made)
Action figures are cool and all, but I would pay good money for Lego minifigs.
Colliding Control Rooms, Then and Now…
The top photo features the control room of Russia’s now-defunct Synchrophasotron, opened in 1957, and the bottom photo features the control room of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.
I’m digging the chandelier and parquet flooring back in the day. CERN, take notes.
Reblogging for future reference.