Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Life, the universe, etc.

On the Maps listserv, Brendan Whyte of the National Library of Australia points to this atlas of the universe from the Hayden Planetarium:

Also check out the FAQ's, where you'll find interesting answers to questions like "Why should life be carbon based?", where Saavik Ford explains how carbon atoms have the ability to bond with four other atoms at once, thereby making long and complex molecules that are capable of causing interesting chemical reactions.

1 comment:

J.S.D. said...

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