Reginald L. Goodwin posted blog posts
Oct 1
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Anti-evolution books on sale during the Scopes "Monkey Trial" in 1925. Credit: Getty Images Topics: Biology, Civics, Climate Change, Education, Science, ResearchHistory.com: Scopes Monkey TrialNearly a quarter of a million science teachers are hard…
Oct 1
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Fossil of trilobite that evolved following the mid-Ordovician ice age. | Birger Schmitz Topics: Asteroids, Astronomy, Biology, Planetary ScienceTyche: Modern Greek: [ˈti.çi] "luck"; Roman equivalent: Fortuna) was the presiding tutelary deity who gov…
Sep 30
Reginald L. Goodwin posted blog posts
Sep 26
Reginald L. Goodwin posted blog posts
Sep 25
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
BENEDETTO CRISTOFANI/SALZMANART Topics: Chemistry, Climate Change, Economy, Global Warming, Green Tech, Jobs This week will be historic. In over 150 countries, people are stepping up to support young climate strikers and demand an end to the age of…
Sep 22
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human RightsRepublican media strategist Roger Ailes launched Fox News Channel in 1996, ostensibly as a "fair and balanced" counterpoint to what he regarded as the liberal establishment media. Bu…
Sep 20
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An artist's depiction of an asteroid collision in outer space.(Image: © Don Davis, Southwest Research Institute) Topics: Asteroids, Astrobiology, Planetary Exploration, Planetary Science"We are made of star stuff." Carl SaganConsider the possibility…
Sep 19
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
The rings of Saturn take center stage in this portrait by the Hubble Space Telescope taken on June 20, 2019. Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (GSFC), M.H. Wong (University of California, Berkeley) and the OPAL Team Topics: Astronomy, Planetary Science, S…
Sep 18
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(Just_Super/iStock) Topics: Black Holes, Cosmology, Dark Energy, Einstein, General Relativity, GravityA fifty-year-old hypothesis predicting the existence of bodies dubbed Generic Objects of Dark Energy (GEODEs) is getting a second look in light of…
Sep 17
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Everyone who was in the Fullerton, CA, movie theater, not just those at the "Avengers" screening, may have been exposed to the contagious disease. (Source: CDC/Twitter, KCRG) Topics: Biology, Civil Rights, Human RightsNormally, I save this type of c…
Sep 16
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Image Source: Trump's 'Sharpie Gate' Hurricane Dorian Stunt is Getting Trolled on Twitter Alison Sullivan, God's Daily Dot Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Human Rights, Star Trek I will make a commentary on "Sharpie Gate" momentarily.…
Sep 6
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Under pressure: calculated structure of lithium magnesium hydride. Lithium atoms appear in green, magnesium in blue and hydrogen in red. (Courtesy: Ying Sun et al/Phys. Rev. Lett.) Topics: Chemistry, Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Superconductor…
Sep 5
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
A carbon nanocone includes nitrogen atoms around the periphery to improve the material’s solubility. Carbon atoms are shown in gray; hydrogen in white; nitrogen in blue; and oxygen in red. Topics: Applied Physics, Chemistry, Graphene, Nanotechnology…
Sep 4
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
A scheme to beam solar power entails collecting sunlight and beaming it to Earth. An array of mirrored heliostats (conical structure) collects the sunlight, and a photovoltaic array (disk) converts it into electricity, which is then converted into a…
Sep 3
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Credit: Getty Images Topics: Modern Physics, Phonons, Quantum Mechanics, Theoretical PhysicsResearchers have gained control of the elusive “particle” of sound, the phonon. Although phonons—the smallest units of the vibrational energy that makes up s…
Sep 2
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