Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image Source: FacebookTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights, Star Trek“We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It is a fact today that one in ten thousand of us can…
23 hours ago
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Visual AbstractTopics: Biology, Biotechnology, COVID-19, ResearchTo advance a novel concept of debulking virus in the oral cavity, the primary site of viral replication, virus-trapping proteins CTB-ACE2 were expressed in chloroplasts and…
yesterday
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Video Source: New York TimesTopics: Battery, Chemistry, Climate Change, Environment, PoliticsKASULO, Democratic Republic of Congo — A man in a pinstripe suit with a red pocket square walked around the edge of a giant pit one April afternoon where…
Wednesday
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image Source: Visual CapitalistTopics: Alternate Energy, Battery, Biofuels, Chemistry, Climate Change, EnvironmentCalifornia and the Biden administration are pushing incentives to make the United States a global leader in a market that’s beginning…
Tuesday
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Rutgers researchers and their collaborators have found that learning - a universal feature of intelligence in living beings - can be mimicked in synthetic matter, a discovery that in turn could inspire new algorithms for artificial intelligence…
Monday
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
 Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Climate Change, Existentialism, History, Human RightsThere is a high price for willful ignorance.The above is Dr. Carl Sagan, an Astrophysicist, five years fresh off of the success of the original Cosmos series. He’s…
Nov 19
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Artist's impression of a neutron-star merger (Courtesy: NASA)Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Neutron StarsThe amounts of heavy elements such as gold created when black holes merge with neutron stars have been…
Nov 18
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
GIF source: article link belowTopics: Applied Physics, Education, Research, ThermodynamicsAlso note the Hyper Physics link on the Second Law of Thermodynamics, particularly "Time's Arrow.""The two most powerful warriors are patience and time," Leo…
Nov 17
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Credit: Getty ImagesTopics: Biology, COVID-19, DNA, ResearchNote: I have friends who thankfully survived infection now affected by this phenomenon. The article thus grabbed my attention.SARS-CoV-2 appears to travel widely across the cerebral…
Nov 16
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
FIG. 1. Temporal evolution of chamber pressure assuming nominal operation for 30 s followed by a 40 s interval with flow rate reduced 100×. The colors correspond to 1 kW, 10 kW, 100 kW, and 1 MW power levels. The process is then repeated.Topics:…
Nov 15
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
 Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human RightsAmid the GOP's nationwide push against teaching about race and sexuality in schools, two members of the Spotsylvania County School Board in Virginia advocated for burning…
Nov 12
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Figure 2. Maxwell’s demon is a hypothetical being that can observe individual molecules in a gas-filled box with a partition in the middle separating chambers A and B. If the demon sees a fast-moving gas molecule, it opens a trapdoor in the…
Nov 10
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Hybrid device: A diagram of the layers in the new soft pressure sensor. (Courtesy: the University of Texas at Austin)Topics: Applied Physics, Biotechnology, NanotechnologyWearable pressure sensors are commonly used in medicine to track vital signs,…
Nov 8
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Tweet hereTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human RightsTitle source: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, a 1984 novel by Milan Kundera.The White House correspondent slot is a coveted perch in Washington, DC, media real estate.…
Nov 5
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
New state of matter: The team observed electron quadruplets in this iron-based superconductor material, seen mounted for experimental measurements. (Courtesy: Vadim Grinenko, Federico Caglieris)Topics: Condensed Matter Physics, Solid-State Physics,…
Nov 4
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
 Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, COVID-19, Existentialism, Fascism, Human RightsThe Brainwashing of My Dad is a 2015 American documentary film directed by Jen Senko about her father's transformation from a nonpolitical Democrat into a…
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