The Pizza Theorem
If you’re sharing a pizza with another person, there’s no need to cut it into precisely equal slices.
Make four cuts at equal angles through an arbitrary point and take alternate slices. You’ll both get the same amount of pizza.
Also: If a pizza has thickness a and radius z, then its volume is pi z z a. (via Futility Closet)
8:02 pm • 26 November 2011 • 503 notes
I think one of the editor of #science had made a mistake with the 'handbag collection' thing and the ‘cool monster illustration’.
I guess who…
8:08 pm • 24 February 2011 • 2 notes
“1) In the beginning, you have no idea what you are doing.
2) Some people use score cards.
3) You may have to try a lot of conditions before finding one that works.
4) Everyone is going to have advice.
5) You are going to cry.
6) You don’t have to be right all the time, just once.
7) Behaving like lysozyme is not recommended. Inner beauty matters more than outer.
9) It’s hard to explain to your parents what you are doing.
10) Sometimes you get lucky.”
— 10 Ways Protein Crystallization is Like Dating
1:13 pm • 4 February 2011 • 13 notes
"It looks like you have nothing to worry about. But rest assured, pharmaceutical research is doing everything it can to put an end to that" (via unconsciouskoine)
"Medical science has made such tremendous progress that there is hardly a healthy human left." - A. Huxley
Disease mongering is a real problem.
5:06 pm • 2 February 2011 • 22 notes
Ideas come from inspiration.
But actually Galileo didn’t invent the telescope. The telescope was invented by Hans Lippershey in 1608. Galileo (only) improved the telescope for a better use in astronomy.
6:08 pm • 29 January 2011 • 17 notes
“cosa ne pensi del rapporto tra platon e dio? — Se entrambi sono consenzienti, non ho problemi.”
— @Ivo Silvestro
12:25 pm • 24 January 2011 • 2 notes