Sarah Kendrew selects interesting and notable ResearchBlogging.org posts in the physical sciences, chemistry, engineering, computer science, geosciences and mathematics. She blogs about astronomy at One Small Step.
Invader Xan talks about the enigma of Diffuse Interstellar Bands in astrophysics this week, and the danger of not being your own worst scientific enemy.
On The Soft Anonymous, we get a glimpse of actual science-based superheros for the 21st centuries. Lots of fun, with citations!
In the geosciences category, Metageologist gives an illustrated tour of the geology of Mount Everest and its surroundings. These mountains are beautiful, and not to be messed with.
I’ll be back next week with more selections!