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Sustainability Matters

Experts say maintaining personal connections is a key component of staying younger as we grow old.

Are we so busy that we are aging faster than we know? 687 more words


Time-Travel and why it's not gonna happen

I don’t think we can ever achieve meaningful time-travel.

The concept of time-travel is an attractive one. It is very tempting to dream of meeting dead relatives just one last time, to be present at important historical events or to be able to visit a distant future where flying cars may be as commonplace as those narcissism-perpetuating selfies are today.

Relativity and Orbital Motion or How to win at the Game of Monopoly Using Special Relativity

The Muon is a small electrically charged particle, much like an electron only more massive.  Muons are especially useful when it comes to testing and measuring the effects of special relativity. 1,559 more words


Father Time

I asked Father Time

To slow down a bit;

I had a deadline,

Which I had to meet;

He just laughed out loud

And ran like a hare. 29 more words


Teleportation or an Improved Telegraph?

Well, neither, really.

This article from Elite Daily may be the worst excuse for science writing I have come across in a long time.  The headline reads “This Scientific Breakthrough May Have Laid The Groundwork For Human Teleportation.” 862 more words

Laughter Yoga and Our Inner Child

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination”!

One can never possess what one has not imagined first. Albert Einstein’s most essential mode of discovery was what he called Gedanken – imagination games and thought experiments. 761 more words

Kathryn Kimmins

Book 147: Einstein's Cosmos by Michio Kaku

Einstein’s Cosmos by Michio Kaku

Finished reading on July 21st, 2014

Rating: 9/10

Kaku’s “Einstein’s Cosmos” fits Albert Einstein’s life and work into less than 200 pages of highly readable story that gives insight into Special and General Relativity and also his try to find a Unified Field Theory without going into too much detail about the physics nor about Einstein’s private life… although you can read about Einstein not wearing socks. 102 more words

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