Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly (left) cracks a slight smile while posing with his identical twin brother, astronaut Scott Kelly (right). As part of NASA's Twins Study, Scott took a long trip to space, while Mark remained on Earth. Researchers then mon…
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Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
New surface features of the Moon have been discovered in a region called Mare Frigoris, outlined here in teal. NASAImage: New Republic Topics: Astrophysics, Geophysics, Moon, NASA, Planetary ScienceThe Moon is shrinking as its interior cools, gettin…
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Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
 Topics: Biology, Entropy, Existentialism, FuturismI've passed all my courses and now have the task of putting my Thesis together. I'm anticipating a successful completion from a good start.My granddaughter is as well, with a good family (I'm biased…
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Copper free: two Münster researchers compare a prototype optical chip to a one-cent coin. (Courtesy: University of Münster) Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Neuromorphic DevicesA prototype artificial neural network (ANN) that u…
May 15
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image source: Etsy.com Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights To my granddaughter, You are days old and I am hours from holding you, feeding you, changing your diaper and being in your beautiful presence. Your grandfather (me) wa…
May 10
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Model of the spaceship Insight, NASA's first robotic lander, dedicated to study the deep interior of Mars. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Topics: Geophysics, Mars, NASA, Planetary ExplorationFinals are over. I'll be with our new granddaughter and her…
May 9
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Left, schematics of the apparatus (positron beam, collimators, SiN gratings and emulsion detector. A HpGe detector is used as beam monitor). Right, single-particle interference visibility as a function of the positron energy is in agreement with qua…
May 6
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
The Mueller Report (CNN.com - read it while you can) Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Climate Change, Existentialism, Human Rights, LGBT Rights, Women's Rights I'll be taking a break for finals, writing my thesis and the birth of our granddaughter. Her…
Apr 26
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
A study demonstrates that a combination of two materials, aluminum and indium arsenide, forming a device called a Josephson junction could make quantum bits more resilient. Credit: University of Copenhagen image/Antonio Fornieri Topics: Computer Sci…
Apr 25
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Apr 24
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Super state: three independent groups have caught sight of supersolidity. (Courtesy: iStock/3quarks) Topics: Bose-Einstein Condensate, Condensed Matter Physics, Electromagnetism, Quantum MechanicsAtomic systems that behave very much like supersolids…
Apr 23
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
An artist's impression of the planetesimal orbiting on a 2-hour period within the gaseous disc around SDSS J1228+1040 (by Mark Garlick). Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Exoplanets, Spectrograph, White DwarfsWhen the hydrogen fuel that keeps a star…
Apr 22
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image Source: Facebook Topics: African Americans, Civics, Existentialism, Extinction NK Jemisin is an African American author of speculative fiction. She's also the victim of a group of trolls on the Internet referring to themselves as the "sad pupp…
Apr 19
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Topics: Black Holes, Einstein, General Relativity, Science Fiction, Wormholes“Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.” Friedrich Nietzsche, Good ReadsA Harvard physic…
Apr 18
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
A new nanogenerator could harvest energy directly from snow, helping solar panels deal with wintry conditions(Credit: karin59 /Depositphotos) Topics: Alternative Energy, Green Energy, Green Tech, NanotechnologySnowy places aren't ideal for harvestin…
Apr 17
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Callao Cave, Luzon Island, The PhilippinesImage credits:Callao Cave Archaeology Project Topics: Biology, DNA, Evolution, History, Research(Inside Science) -- In a jungle cave in the Philippines, scientists have discovered fossils of what may be a ne…
Apr 16
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