2010年12月21日火曜日

ナンテンの実 (Fruits of Heavenly Bamboo)


 (南天、メギ科)。2010年12月6日、ウォーキング途中で撮影。

Heavenly bamboo or sacred bamboo; botanical name, Nandina domestica; family, Berberidaceae. The photo was taken on December 1, 2010, during walking exercise.

From tweets of yesterday (edited by rephrasing, adding words, etc.)

Astrophysics

[Retweet of sciencedaily's words] "Construction of the world's largest neutrino observatory completed: Antarctica's IceCube." Culminating a decade of planning, innovation and testing, construction of the world's largest neutrino observatory, installed in the ice of the Antarctic plateau at the geographic South Pole, was successfully completed December 18, 2010, New Zealand time. Science Daily (December. 19, 2010). [Retweeted by can't be blank]

Fundamental Physics

"The universe, and other stuff: Physicist Sean Carroll looks at the nature of time." Times-Tribune (via Sean Carroll) [Retweeted by Fermin Aceves]

Mechanics

"Early astronomer described Coriolis effect centuries before Coriolis." Technology Review The Coriolis effect appears in an ancient astronomical text published 200 years before Coriolis did his work, says an historian. Physics arXiv Blog (December 20, 2010).

Medical Science

[Retweet of 4 The Fight's words] "Scientists find protein that may help control prostate cancer." Discovery could aid in limiting tumor growth and . . . Cancer Compass (December 3, 2010).

Solid-State Physics

[Retweet of Physics World's words] "Semiconductor memory stores spins." Technique could play a part in spintronic data processing. physicsworld, News (December 19, 2010).

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