Monday, December 6, 2010

Susan Philipsz won the 2010 Turner Prize

Susan Philipsz won the 2010 Turner Prize for her work Lowlands at the Glasgow International Festival and her presentation of Long Gone in a group exhibition, Mirrors, at Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo in Spain.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Planetary Context - rethink /Felisa Wolfe-Simon

Dr. Felisa Wolfe-Simon - NASA  Evolutionary Geobiochemistry.

Felisa Wolfe-Simon is a biochemist at the US Geological Survey and a fellow of the NASA Astrobiology Institute. Her research focuses on evolutionary microbiology and exotic metabolic pathways. Her work includes the discovery of the bacterium GFAJ-1 from Mono Lake, California that is able to incorporate arsenate (AsO3−4) as a substitute for phosphate (PO3−4) in its DNA and other essential biomolecules. This is the first form of life known to be capable of growth in environments with little or no phosphorus.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

World AIDS day

Today is World AIDS day! May we never forget those lost to AIDS and let us never lose hope that someday there will come an end to AIDS.


Wednesday, October 6, 2010


The first Short Stories film, by renowned photographer and bodyboarder Mickey Smith, explores his world as a true waterman - both as an athlete and artist, and is called The Dark Side of The Lens.

DARK SIDE OF THE LENS from Astray Films on Vimeo.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Space, Sea and Cooking

Interesting posts found on Coudal this morning

As three astronauts trapped 200,000 miles from Earth fight for their lives, audience members seated in "Mission Control" must make the critical decisions necessary to bring the heroes safely home.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Apple Keynote

What will Apple announce to add to their product line up? Stay tuned to apple site at 1 pm EST or 10 am  PST.  Several apple related sites are carrying coverage, the   NY Times will live blog this event. Macworld has good coverage.