Friday, March 14, 2008

Blind Chance


Blind Chance: a brilliant 1981 Polish film by Krzysztof KieĊ›lowski.

Bacterial Snowmakers

Ubiquity of Biological Ice Nucleators in Snowfall: is ice nucleation, essential to snow and rain, mainly catalyzed by bacteria?

Stretching and Flexibility

To Stretch or Not to Stretch? The Answer Is Elastic in the New York Times on March 13, 2008.

But distance runners do not benefit from being flexible, he found. The most efficient runners, those who exerted the least effort to maintain a pace, were the stiffest.