Dark flash photography →
New Scientist: Dilip Krishnan and Rob Fergus at New York University have bult a “dark flash” camera which floods a scene with infrared and ultraviolet light that is invisible to the human eye. The image is crisp, but the colours are strange. More here. (h/t)
We Choose the Moon →
Don’t miss this one. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, WeChooseTheMoon.org is broadcasting the mission in real-time, delayed by 40 years. Listen in to ‘live’ communications, follow the astronauts on twitter, and explore archival videos and photos. After Apollo lands on July 20th, all the content will be available for viewing at your own...
Pain? What pain? →
In a recent study, men reported less pain when talking to female researchers, while women reported the same things regardless of the gender of the people they were reporting to. “Importantly though, their bodily responses were no different, suggesting that the physical sensation was probably the same, they just minimised it when talking to women.” Interesting.