PSR B1919+21, the first pulsar was discovered by two astronomers, Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish on 28th November 1967. The pulsar lies in the constellation of Vulpecula.
John D. Kubiatowicz, a Professor at the University of California at Berkeley, estimated that the Amazon Kindle ebook reader gains 10^-18 grams when it's fully loaded with books. The calculation is based on the number of electrons that are actually used to store the books! [more...]