“Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself”.
Edwin Land, scientist and inventor (1909-91)
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Rudolf the red nose reindeer
Apparently Rudolph’s nose (and other reindeer's) is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells, comprises a highly dense microcirculation, and is therefore anatomically and physiologically adapted for carrying out any flying duties for Mr S Claus.