Smithsonian.com DAILY, 23-24 Jan 2019

Welcome to another edition of “Hawaii Science Digest”.  This Hawaii Island blog focuses on science, technology, medicine, health, the environment, cyber security, and artificial intelligence (AI).  Views expressed in this science news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Topics cited in this post come from the online edition of “Smithsonian.com DAILY”.

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We Finally Know How Long a Day on Saturn Is image
We Finally Know How Long a Day on Saturn Is
The Accidental Invention of Bubble Wrap image
The Accidental Invention of Bubble Wrap
Why a Smiling Statue of Satan Is Stirring Up Controversy in Spain image
Why a Smiling Statue of Satan Is Stirring Up Controversy in Spain
New Study Showcases Three-Toed Sloth's Unsung Adaptability image
New Study Showcases Three-Toed Sloth’s Unsung Adaptability
The Young Anti-War Activists Who Fought for Free Speech at School image
The Young Anti-War Activists Who Fought for Free Speech at School
The Complicated Calculus of Counting Emperor Penguins image
The Complicated Calculus of Counting Emperor Penguins
Scientists Used an Ordinary Digital Camera to Peer Around a Corner image
Scientists Used an Ordinary Digital Camera to Peer Around a Corner
This New Art Museum Is Housed Inside of a Swiss Cave image
This New Art Museum Is Housed Inside of a Swiss Cave
A High Schooler Discovered Thousands of Golf Balls Polluting California’s Coastal Waters image
A High Schooler Discovered Thousands of Golf Balls Polluting California’s Coastal Waters
3,000-Year-Old Quinoa Found in Ontario image
3,000-Year-Old Quinoa Found in Ontario
Today in History
On this day in 1957, the Wham-O toy company debuted the Frisbee, a plastic disc inspired by Connecticut college students who threw empty pie tins they got from an establishment called the Frisbie Pie Company.

Read about an eight-foot “Frisbee” and its mission to travel to our closest sun.

PHOTO OF THE DAY
Clouds surfing over Ramon Crater. Negev Desert at sunrise, Israel
“Sunrise Over the Crater” Photo by Gal Gross

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Russ Roberts

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