Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Topics: Climate Change, Existentialism, Global Warming The year 2028 could be one of stunning accomplishment or somber failure, depending on how society at large reacts to the current global warming crisis. An initiative called ClimateClock, created…
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Image Source: Link belowTopics: Autonomous Vehicles, Mechanical Engineering, Research, RoboticsAbstractLegged locomotion can extend the operational domain of robots to some of the most challenging environments on Earth. However, conventional…
Wednesday
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Topics: African Americans, Diversity in Science, Physics Throughout the week of 25 October, Black physicists, their allies, and the general public are invited to participate in #BlackInPhysics Week, a social media-based event dedicated to…
Tuesday
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Credit: Getty ImagesTopics: Modern Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Theoretical PhysicsAlbert Einstein’s twin paradox is one of the most famous thought experiments in physics. It postulates that if you send one of two twins on a return trip to a star at…
Monday
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The Snake Handling Churches of Appalachia, Part 1, Texts, Codes and Translations, Experimental Theology BlogTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Fascism, Human Rights, PoliticsUnder Penal Code 192b PC, California law defines involuntary manslaughter as the…
Oct 23
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Topics: Moonbase, NASA, Space Exploration, Spaceflight, Star Trek Cultural references: Neil Armstrong's quote: "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," and the title of a Star Trek Voyager episode, season 6, episode 8. On August 4,…
Oct 22
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Topics: Microscopy, Nanotechnology, NEMS, Physics, Research ABSTRACT Single-molecule microscopy has become an indispensable tool for biochemical analysis. The capability of characterizing distinct properties of individual molecules without averaging…
Oct 21
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Oct 20
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Although he also wrote poetry and plays, Unamuno was most influential as an essayist and novelist. If his vigorous and iconoclastic essays have any common theme, it is that of the need to preserve one's personal integrity in the face of social…
Oct 15
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Courtesy: Reaction Engines Topics: Aerodynamics, ESA, NASA, Space Exploration, Spaceflight The pursuit, exploration, and utilization of the space environment can be misinterpreted as a luxury. History portrays space as an exclusive domain for global…
Oct 15
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Gentle breeze: illustration of the B-TENG triboelectric nanogenerator, which harvests electricity that is generated by fluttering polymer strips. (Courtesy: Xin Chen/Xiaojing Mu/Ya Yang)Topics: Applied Physics, Nanotechnology, Polymers, Research A…
Oct 14
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Topics: COVID-19, Existentialism, Research I assure you, I have been affected by this pandemic more than most. I am in a demographic that can experience deleterious effects from this virus. I have had friends and family affected directly. I have…
Oct 13
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Nobel Prize, Economics.Topics: Economics, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020 was awarded jointly to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and…
Oct 12
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An appropriate symbol for the Nobel Peace Prize. There are many worthy others, of course.Topics: Existentialism, Nobel Peace Prize “We must either learn to live together as brothers, or we are going to die together as fools.” ― Martin Luther King…
Oct 9
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Nobel Prize, Literature.Topics: Literature, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 was awarded to Louise Glück "for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal." The Nobel Prize…
Oct 8
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Topics: Chemistry, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 was awarded jointly to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna "for the development of a method for genome editing." The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020.…
Oct 7
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