Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Because of the recent changes in my previous platform, I am discontinuing https://www.physics4thecool.blogspot.com and continuing on WordPress and BSFS. What follows is the post I meant for Blogger. I will miss it. Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, COVI…
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Image Credit: New York Times Topics: Civil Rights, Human Rights, John Robert Lewis"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the…
Friday
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Image Source: NASA.govTopics: Mars, NASA, Space Exploration, Spaceflight After years of anticipation, NASA hopes to launch its latest robotic explorer, Perseverance, to Mars on Thursday, July 30, at 7:50 A.M. EDT. Set to depart Earth atop an Atlas V…
Thursday
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The first quantum phase battery, consisting of an indium arsenide (InAs) nanowire in contact with aluminium superconducting leads. (Courtesy: Andrea Iorio) Topics: Battery, Cooper Pairs, Materials Science, Quantum Mechanics, SuperconductivityResearc…
Jul 28
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"Good Trouble"... The Griot Poet, image source Smithsonian Magazine Topics: Civil Rights, International Space Station, John Robert Lewis, NASA, STEMThis will be the first splashdown that's occurred in a while, but particularly during a global pandem…
Jul 27
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
 Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, COVID-19, Existentialism, Human Rights, LGBT RightsWe have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. Franklin D. RooseveltAt 1 pm eastern, 12 n…
Jul 24
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Dr. Peter Delfyett, Jr., National Society of Black Physicists Topics: Diversity, Diversity in Science, Laser, Physics, SemiconductorsDr. Peter Delfyett, former NSBP President and NSBP fellow, is the 2020 winner of the William Streifer Scientific Ach…
Jul 23
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Jul 22
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Comet NEOWISE over Mount Hood on July 11, 2020. Credit: Kevin Morefield Getty Images Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, CometsComet NEOWISE has been entertaining space enthusiasts across the Northern Hemisphere. Although its official name is C/2020 F3…
Jul 20
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Image Source: Freedom Summer link below Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, COVID-19, Existentialism, Human Rights, PoliticsOn June 21, 1964, three young men disappeared near the town of Philadelphia, Mississippi. Michael (Mickey) Schwerner and James Chan…
Jul 17
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MGM/VICTOR TANGERMANN Topics: Biology, Computer Science, DNAWhy cannot we write the entire 24 volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica on the head of a pin? Dr. Richard P. Feynman, "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom," said to be the seminal talk th…
Jul 16
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A schematic representation of how the surface looks, and how the structure repels water. Courtesy: Aalto University Topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Surface EngineeringA micron-scale “armor” that protects highly water-repellent nanostructu…
Jul 15
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This artist’s conception of threshold cryptography shows a lock that can only be opened by three people working together. When the threshold cryptosystem receives a request to process information with a secret key, it initially splits the key into s…
Jul 14
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Image Source: What a generational spaceship would actually look like, Rachel Feltman, Popular Science Topics: Evolution, Interstellar Travel, Science Fiction, SpaceflightMrs. Flynt played "telephone" with us, simply lining up the entire fifth grade…
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