Among my regular reads is Derek Lowe’s blog In the Pipeline, over at Corante. Not only are there good discussions about science and pharmaceuticals, there are splendid asides on laboratory explosions and quirky scientists. Today’s special dish was about an article from someone at Case Western who might have gulped down a few atoms from Ludwig Plutonium’s rarified atmosphere:
A more detailed marveling at the strangeness is here. What did Yeats ever do to the word gyre that deserved this response?