Graphic for our upcoming #scio13 session: “Opening doors: Science communication for those that don’t care/don’t like science.”
You can find out more at this link.
Don’t you think? (Any ideas on the specific species?)
By the way – definition of a lichen:
Lichens are composite organisms consisting of a fungus (the mycobiont) and a photosynthetic partner (the photobiont or phycobiont) growing together in a symbiotic relationship (wikipedia)
“Euthanasia Coaster is a hypothetic euthanasia machine in the form of a roller coaster, engineered to humanely – with elegance and euphoria – take the life of a human being. Riding the coaster’s track, the rider is subjected to a series of intensive motion elements that induce various unique experiences: from euphoria to thrill, and from tunnel vision to loss of consciousness, and, eventually, death.”
Proposed details include:
Height: 510 m
Drop lenght: 500 m
Track length: 7544 m
Lift: 120 s
Drop: 10 s
Exposure to 10 g: 60 s
Max speed: 100m/s
Max g-force: 10 g
Cause of death:
Cerebral hypoxia, lack of oxygen supply to the brain.
Greyout – loss of color vision;
Tunnel vision – loss of peripheral vision;
Blackout – complete loss of vision;
G-LOC – g-force induced Loss Of Consciousness.