Ebooks and issues of entitlement — From Booklife, an excellent overview.
"Dear Media, from Science" (No.1) — This is a scream. (Via Bad Astronomy.)
Spray-on liquid glass — Weird and cool materials science. (Thanks to sheelangig.)
Zoologger: 'Living beach ball' is giant single cell — Weird science, dept of benthic biology. (Thanks to danjite.)
Toward an Interstellar Archaeology — Wow. This is a must read for anyone interested in hard SF and/or SETI.
Physicist discovers how to teleport energy — Cool beans.
A little telescope goes a long way — NASA astronomers have successfully demonstrated that a David of a telescope can tackle Goliath-size questions in the quest to study Earth-like planets around other stars. Their work, reported today in the journal Nature, provides a new tool for ground-based observatories, promising to accelerate by years the search for prebiotic, or life-related, molecules on planets orbiting stars beyond our solar system. (Via james_nicoll.)
?otD: Bits of my creation, is it real?
Writing time yesterday: 60 minutes
Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike to come
Hours slept: 9.25
This morning's weigh-in: 228.2
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 7/10
Currently reading: [between books]