Species come and go, sometimes as part of the evolutionary process of natural selection, other times due to natural catastrophes, or in the worst case, for anthropogenic factors. 407 more words
Tags » E. O. Wilson
My search for summer reading led me to a first novel by Stuart Rojstaczer (ROYCE-teacher)–The Mathematician’s Shiva (Penguin, 2014). Hadn’t heard of it, but it sounded intriguing—a fictional, brilliant, female, University of Wisconsin mathematician named Rachela Karnokovitch was dead, and brainy mathematicians from around the were globe sitting shiva. 443 more words
Matula Thoughts – August 5, 2016
Summertime field notes, superheroes, and retrograde thoughts.
Patient experience. Walking through the Art Fairs last month after great lectures from visiting professors, my thoughts wandered to… 4,015 more words
Nazi ants? I’d never heard that one before. But a friend said it, referring to the long columns raiding her kitchen night after night. Effing Nazi ants, she said. 752 more words