The Week in Geek: Murmurations of greatness. Plus: Science tattoos

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Regarding the video above, I don’t know what else to say other than nature rocks and now I know what “murmuration” means.

Nature isn’t always warm and fuzzy. Best. Tumblr. Ever.

If you are as fascinated by octopuses as I am, you will LOVE this article.

When one door closes and other one opens, you might want to think twice before walking through it.

NASA satellite captures Snowtober.

Tractor beams are no longer just science fiction.

Would your kid benefit from being taught by a dragon? If you answered “yes,” you are in luck.

A wave physicist’s dream.

Wrens are apparently programmed to sing duets.

For those of you following along at home, here’s the latest on the faster-than-light neutrinos. SPOILER ALERT: still no final answer.

Tattoos + Science FTW. Carl Zimmer catalogs the tattoos of science nerds in his new book, Science Ink.

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The Week in Geek: Murmurations of greatness. Plus: Science tattoos

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