Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Credit: Erik English.Topics: Biology, Biosecurity, Civilization, COVID-19, Democracy, ExistentialismWeaponizing a pathogen sounds like something out of an archetype Bond villain, minus the wrapped-up plot twists by the time the credits roll, and the…
Nov 18
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Credit: Matt Harrison Clough (original image at link)Topics: Entanglement, High Energy Physics, Particle Physics, Quantum MechanicsBreaking the rules is exciting, especially if they have been held for a long time. This is true not just in life but…
Nov 17
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
V. ALTOUNIAN/SCIENCETopics: Alternate Energy, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Solar PowerAs ultrathin organic solar cells hit new efficiency records, researchers see green energy potential in surprising places.In November 2021, while…
Nov 16
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Democrats kept the Senate. But Georgia is still important. Ellen Ioanes, VoxTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights, Women's RightsFirst, explanation and apologies: I'm working on a five-year-old laptop, and the OEM…
Nov 14
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Credit: Andrzej Puchta/Alamy Stock PhotoTopics: Asteroids, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Civilization, Computer ModelingThe following article, since it simulated the destruction of my hometown, two days after my sixtieth birthday, is a little…
Nov 7
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
MODUS TROLLERANDI PART 2: WHATABOUTISMTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Climate Change, Environment, Existentialism, Fascism, Human RightsNikolas Cruz was sentenced in the Parkland Shooting to life without the possibility of parole,…
Oct 14
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
The Shisper Glacier in April 2018, left, and April 2019, right. The surging ice blocked a river fed by a nearby glacier, forming a new lake. YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 / NASATopics: Civilization, Climate Change, Environment, Existentialism, Global…
Oct 12
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
A floating artificial leaf – which generates clean fuel from sunlight and water – on the River Cam near King's College Chapel in Cambridge, UK. (Courtesy: Virgil Andrei)Topics: Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Materials Science, Solar…
Oct 11
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Topics: Economics, Nobel Laureate, Nobel PrizeThe Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2022 was awarded jointly to Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond, and Philip H. Dybvig "for research on banks and financial…
Oct 10
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Topics: Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Peace PrizeThe 2022 Peace Prize is awarded to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organization Memorial, and the Ukrainian human rights…
Oct 7
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Topics: Literature, Nobel Laureate, Nobel PrizeThe Nobel Prize in Literature 2022 is awarded to the French author Annie Ernaux,"for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements, and collective restraints of…
Oct 6
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Topics: Chemistry, Nobel Laureate, Nobel PrizeThe Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, and K. Barry Sharpless "for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry"The 2022 Nobel…
Oct 5
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Topics: Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize, PhysicsThe Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 toAlain Aspect Université Paris-Saclay and École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, FranceJohn F. Clauser J.F. Clauser &…
Oct 4
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image Link: NobelPrizeMedicine.orgTopics: Medicine, Nobel Laureate, Nobel PrizePress release2022-10-03The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutethas today decided to awardthe 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or MedicinetoSvante Pääbofor his…
Oct 3
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
 Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, History, Human Rights"Obviously, there are issues with the border and with migration, but these are the kinds of stunts you see from people who don't have a solution,” Buttigieg said in an…
Sep 30
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image source: PinterestTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights, PoliticsDARVO is an acronym for "deny, attack, and reverse victim and offender". It refers to a reaction that alleged perpetrators of wrongdoing,…
Sep 23
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