The game, which I found absolutely and delightfully addictive, was created in a weekend by a group of undergrads at the CERN Webfest.
I discovered it while I was on holiday last week and enjoyed some relaxing power-clicking. There's a cheat code in this Reddit thread, which I found useful once I got to the end-game (the creators admit that this needs work). The game's got a ton of (allegedly accidental) sly digs at the way research institutions run, as well as some fascinating insight into the world of particle physics. It's diractastic!
The game's source is on github, for your remixing pleasure.
Nick Sousanis, who delivered his doctoral dissertation in comic book form, has a new comic in the current Nature magazine, explaining the last 25 years’ worth of climate talks, as a primer in advance of the Paris climate talks next week.
Randall “XKCD” Munroe’s Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words arrives in stores today: it combines technical diagrams and wordplay in pure display of everything that makes XKCD brilliant and wonderful in every way.
Bats and skateboarders have something special in common. They both use inertia to land their tricks which, in a bat’s case, means landing upside down.
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