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Bryan Fischer: The Strong Force is Jesus

Ed Brayton has a post today pointing to a particularly ignorant monologue by noted bigot Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association. In it Fischer says that… 477 more words


Science person of the day: Ernest Rutherford

Name: Ernest Rutherford

Date of Birth: 30 Aug 1871

Country of birth: New Zealand

Field of Excellence: Physics

Father of Nuclear Physics.

Proposed the first atomic model. 50 more words


Lise Meitner: a physicist who never lost her humanity

“Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist.”

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Day #0 Science freak who try to own his blog

Honestly, I never have my own blog before. So I don’t know what I should do…

What I have to do next ? Introduce who am I ? 1,083 more words


Physics for Non-Physicists: Cross Sections

I’ve decided to start adding explanations of physics topics every once in a while. I’ll make a page for these so they’re easy to find. The idea is that I can compile a series of explanations for non-physicists. 1,294 more words


Week 8: Getting it Right

After having thrown out so much of my work time and time again, it seems that on page 473 of equations and plots, I finally worked it out. 386 more words


Weeks 6 and 7: Galvanizing after Galveston

Going from the Gulf of Mexico to a gargantuan defeat in such a short timespan is enough to give someone whiplash – the current recovery from that particular defeat ensured it. 526 more words