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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Case of Archimedes

by CJ Uberroth

It is said that during the Roman siege of Syracuse (212-214 BC), the Romans were stalemated by the Syracusans’ complex methods of defense. 1,186 more words

Essay

Politics mingles with post-Reformation Europe in Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love

Politics mingles with post-Reformation Europe in Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love. The book as written by Dava Sobel offers the reader a baited hook in terms of the close relationship between iconic scientist and Roman Catholic… 437 more words

Books

UNPARDONABLE EXCEPTIONS

(We’re on a roll : four posts in four days !  It must be the coffee or some other substance . . .)

Imagine a politician with an impeccable record (this may require considerable effort, but try anyway).  386 more words

I thought we were past this.

The earth is not flat.
If you disagree then you’re
A fucking moron

Poetry

Reasoning Reason

by https://www.twitter.com/MnemoniXs

When I asked* for validation of claims regarding Geocentric** models, I was given this image along with the question “Does this help?”***

..which is obviously doesn’t. 320 more words

Atheism

Have you ever wondered what stars are made of?

How could mortal men ever hope to match the infinite majesty of the sky? 

How many of you have ever taken the time to look up in wonder at the velvety blanket that envelops us when the sun takes its leave? 1,181 more words

Science

Stevieslaw: Trump Tweet Trashes Heliocentrism

Stevieslaw: Trump Tweet Trashes Heliocentrism.

Donald Trump today declared the earth does not revolve around the sun. Trump, cited as evidence the views of his poker buddy and friend Harvey Collins—“who is really a very, very smart guy.” Trump went on to clarify his position as, “My landslide victory has shown—really it was the hugest victory in the history of mankind, if you eliminate the phony, illegal votes for crooked HIllary, I am the center of the universe. 214 more words

Humor