Quickies: Detective Tropes, Approaching Meteor Shower, and Smallpox
On May 5, 1891, Carnegie Hall opened and the composer that day was Tchaikovsky.
- The Oldest Story: Toward a Theory of a Dead Girl Show – The trope of female death in modern detective shows.
- Your Guide To Watching This Week’s Halley’s Comet Meteor Shower – Awesome, I hope I can catch this!
- Listen To These Lovely Cats. No, Actually, Don’t – The science behind Lynx vocalizations. From Sarah.
- Should We Destroy Our Last Living Samples of the Virus That Causes Smallpox? – “Later this month, the World Health Organization will decide whether or not to get rid of two live virus repositories in the United States and Russia”