Sunday, March 9, 2008

weekend stories you probably missed... drugs in water. stopping light. nasa running low on fuel.

NASA is running out of plutonium. (Oh, and we apparently purchase it from Russia, too.) (

apparently we're now capable of STOPPING LIGHT! "Physicists say they have brought light to a complete halt for a fraction of a second and then sent it on its way." (bbc)

this can't be good.... "A vast array of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones — have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans." (AP)

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