This page will be a running list of the Science I learn this year (It is my resolution after all)

Jan 1, 2011 – On New Years Day, I read this post in my google reader: What a year means (and I believe until proven wrong that this is also the reason for Leap Years) http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/01/01/happy-new-year-again/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+BadAstronomyBlog+(Bad+Astronomy)

Jan 1, 2011 – I read an article over my boyfriends shoulder about the reasons why cookie sheets pop in the oven: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090526111545AAbbVBs /

Jan 2, 2011 – I watched a documentary about how life began on earth with simple organisms  http://www.hulu.com/watch/63314/origins-of-life#s-p1-sundefined-i1

Jan 3, 2011 – I watched a clip (and later the entire discussion about an organism that is roughly 500,000 years old that lives in our permafrost. (Ill look that one up later) http://fora.tv/2010/11/15/Rachel_Sussman_The_Worlds_Oldest_Living_Organisms#The_Oldest_Living_Organism_500000-Year-Old_Bacteria

Jan 8, 2011 – I watched What Happened before the Big Bang (Pt 1- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxjdR6LCkO8&feature=related / Pt 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNAAMB5x1zw&feature=related / Pt 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf0pYofXH0Q&feature=related / Pt 4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ynk14kwRfHc&feature=related )

Jan 14, 2011 I read this post and learned that you can see other galaxies with just binoculars http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/01/14/in-galactic-collisions-might-makes-right/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+BadAstronomyBlog+(Bad+Astronomy) You can also see Andromeda unaided. Thats pretty spectacular.

Jan 18, 2011 I watched an episode of Cosmos http://www.hulu.com/watch/63321/cosmos-travellers-tales#play-queued-show-by-original_premiere_date-asc I learned that the microscope was invented in Holland in the 1500s and that Jupiter is considered a failed star.

Feb 1, 2011 Bill OReilly doesnt know how tides work. While I actually DID know how tides work, I needed confirmation of how the moon was made: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/01/31/bill-oreilly-tidal-bore/

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