Salt flats, deserts, & dry lakes host mysterious, unexplained patterns of interlocked polygons that grow on the salt-encrusted ground. Now researchers believe they can explain how these patterns form through the interaction between fluid flowing in the soil & fluid evaporating at the surface. The work appears to offer a unifying explanation for the growth of such polygons.

#physicsmagazine #physicsnews #physics #polygon #nature #environment #fluiddynamics #pattern

Hacia tiempo que no escuchaba una entrevista tan inspiradora. Ojalá tener referentes como ella nos ayude a visibilizar e impulsar la ciencia en nuestro país.
Entrevista a Sara García Alonso, astronauta española de la ESA, en QuantumFracture

An oldy but a goody. What are your favorite words that mean one thing to #physicists and something else to the rest of the world? Table from #PhysicsToday via Shane Larson.

#physicsmagazine #sciencemastodon #physicsnews #sciencejournalism #sciencenews #physics #academicmastodon #language

We may never be able to match the incredible achievements of #JohnMastodon, but the European Union still plays its part!

We are proud funders of Mastodon through the Next Generation Internet initiative (@EC_NGI).

Trust based.

More info:

So I understand that the bird site has started blocking links to common/known Mastodon instances, and that doesn't seem like free speech to me. So... I did a thing.

If you go to it is now a URL shortener that blocks the twitter user agent. That means you can share that link that will redirect to your Mastodon account without the pouty baby stopping you. If you find this helpful can you boost so others can find it? #TwitterMigration #Mastodon #Musk #introduction

Gentes del #Fediverso:

¿Sabéis esos botones que hay en muchas publicaciones para compartirlas en tuiter ("Share on twitter")?

Pues aquí tenéis para hacer lo propio en #mastodon:

This map shows only people. It is a beautiful illustration of where people are concentrated.

If you squint, you can see Australia and New Zealand.

Map by Alasdair Rae
Third in a 🧵 of #2022TopToots

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Hoy ha tocado jugar con el kit casero de arqueología del Tiger, para pasar la tarde. Un rasca y gana de dinosaurios.

Acá les dejamos el video sobre el taller que presentamos hoy en el Congreso Iberoamericano de

Uso de redes sociales libres y descentralizadas en la comunicación científica

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