PSA on gender discrimination in STEM

“The story of crimes against women is one that runs as red and as deep in my blood as it does in yours. ” … More PSA on gender discrimination in STEM

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Doodles.

When someone tells you a scientific theory (one based on years of research) is “just a theory”: That is all. *  

ThoughtsFromBooks: The Circle by Dave Eggers

I picked up The Circle, one frosty afternoon, entirely by chance. A friend was running late; the November air had an unforgiving bite to it; the bookstore was warm and hosting its annual Christmas sale. (It’s particularly hard to find reasonably priced English books in the small German town I currently inhabit.) And so I … More ThoughtsFromBooks: The Circle by Dave Eggers

Build-A-Verse #2: The Case for Dark Matter

Pre-post Comment: Remember back in September when I said I’d do a series of posts detailing solved, partially solved, and unsolved problems in Cosmology? Well, I can’t believe I’m actually following through with it. So here’s part two.  (Click here for part one.) The vastness of the Universe is something that never fails to astound me. Considering … More Build-A-Verse #2: The Case for Dark Matter

10 physics facts to make your brain explode: Part two

Click here for part one. Observer’s effect Now that we’re properly in the realm of the peculiar, here’s another little tidbit that can, at best, be described as bizarre. Immortalized in the form of the famous Schrodinger’s Cat experiment, the Observer’s Effect is known to confound every one. Basically, it entails (hypothetically) trapping a cat in a … More 10 physics facts to make your brain explode: Part two