Been a crazy week and a holiday week, but the Twitter #weirdscifacts just keep on coming!
473. June 29: In 1897, J.J. Thomson introduced the electron as a particle; in the 1920s, his son G.P. helped prove the electron is a wave! Both men received the Nobel Prize for their respective achievements.
474. June 30: Water boatman insect sings at 99db by rubbing its penis against its abdomen! If you’re wondering how loud that is, it is a sound level comparable to a passing subway train. (h/t @nialldeacon )
475. July 01: Global warming leading to unusual bear love? Grizzly-polar bear hybrid ! (h/t @drugmonkeyblog ) I fully expect to see a Syfy channel original movie “Polgrizz”, about a killer Grizzly-polar bear hybrid terrorizing a resort community.
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