This is What Happens When Sand Gets Struck by Lightning:
Fulgurites are natural hollow glass tubes formed in quartzose sand, silica, or soil by lightning strikes (at 3,270 °F), which instantaneously melts silica on a conductive surface and fuses grains together over a period of around one second. Photographed by Ken Smith.
Since the Nobel Prizes were established in 1901, more than 850 people and organizations have been awarded a Nobel Prize. Yet, just 44 of those prizes have gone to women. Many experts say a history of discrimination in the sciences is likely the cause.
An interesting story by one of our Kroc fellows, Chris Connelly. — tanya b.
A better name would be “Why the Nobel Prize is a Boys Club”. Some interesting (and infuriating) stuff in here - I had no idea is took an order of Congress to allow female scientists to work at the same universities as their husbands until 1971.
BABY, YOU’RE MY FOREVER GIRL.
SO YES. OF COURSE. I MEAN, HAVE YOU MET THAT SEAL?
PLUS I THINK IT APPROVES. THAT’S GOOD, RIGHT? YES, YES IT IS.
SO YES. OUR PARTY FOR MY NEW NAME CAN TURN INTO AN IMPROMPTU WEDDING WHERE WE ADD THE AFRO SEAL TO OUR MARRIAGE.
HEY THEY DID IT ON CRIMINAL MINDS SO WE CAN TOO
YES YES YES. ALL OF THE APPROVAL
EXCEPT IMAGINE IT SAYS CHINACLONEYA INSTEAD OF LUCY. OR ANDREA. WHATEVER. THE POINT IS I APPROVE.