Cornell’s Kathie Hodge discovered this beautiful fungi growing on a 430 year-old science book from the Cornell Library. Ironically, the book is authored by Andrea Cesalpino, who thought molds were more like crystals that sprang direct from objects they grew on.
Muhammad Ali is one of my heroes because when he was saying, ‘I’m pretty,’ he was saying that to all of us, he made all of
us feel like we were pretty. 'I’m pretty, I’m a bad man, I’m pretty.’ You gotta figure this was a time when we were considered ugly, so he wasn’t just saying that as a boast to walk inside the ring, he was saying that as a boast for all of us.
Jay-Z, speaking about one of his heroes, Muhammad Ali, during a conversation with Dr. Cornel West and Paul Holdengräber at the New York Public Library in 2010.
Mark I Perceptron, Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, circa 1958. Essentially the great-grandparent of modern neural nets, so if you’ve been haunting your eyes with deepdream, this nightmare of wires is to blame.