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Thomas Edison: Measuring the days of an extraordinary life

Guest post by Louis Carlat

“There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day,” said American essayist Alexander Woollcott. Anything might happen. But of course, some days turn out to be more important than others. 1,075 more words

American History

NI Science Festival 18-28 Feb 2016

The Northern Ireland Science Festival, an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics will be held this year from the 18th to the 28th of February. 133 more words

History Of Science

The Museum of the Anthropocene

The idea behind MoA is to create an outdoor, city-wide museum that explores the history, science, and art of Indianapolis’ Anthropocene. In keeping with our project’s emphasis on freshwater, MoA’s first phase would examine the Anthropocene through our waterways–rivers, aquifers, sewer systems, etc. 

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Spring books preview: history & culture

We’re excited about the books we’ll be publishing this spring—and we’re pleased to start off the new year with a series of posts that highlight our forthcoming titles. 287 more words

American History

Technophobia

(Update 1-8-16: This is NOT an anti-religion blog. My point is that secular, pluralistic societies are notorious for undermining the claims of particular religions.) 302 more words

Progressivism

RETRIEVING THE TRAWL – My First Cobb Trip

By: Charles R. (Bob) Hitz       Blog # 37                                 Jan. 2, 2016

It’s been over fifty-five years since I first observed the setting and retrieval of a trawl on the… 1,118 more words

Pacific Fishing History Project