Galactic Alchemy Discovered

There’s gold in them thar spinning supernovae with strong magnetic fields. Or something. Says this article about the origin of gold in the universe. I guess now we know where the Earth’s swimming-pool-amount of gold came from (it’s actually a few swimming pools).

Tom Baker FTW

Pretty excited for the audiobook version of Tom Baker’s new Dr Who book (via Gizmodo).  PS – J, you still reading our blog?

Author Writes Gibberish, Computer Translates

Cool article from the Smithsonian about utilizing AI to decipher the language of a book from the 15th century of unknown origin.Check it out. Note, experts are skeptical: *howling in voynich language* — Damian Fleming (@FW_Medieval) January 30, 2018