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It Didn't Seem Real...

Leonard Nimoy Passed away on February 27th…

It came as a shock to everyone.

Several generations knew him as Spock. A Vulcan science officer on the USS Enterprise in the 23rd century. 261 more words

Uncommon Geek

Leonard Nimoy: From Guest Star to Super Star

When thinking of Leonard Nimoy’s death, the words “totally logical” come to mind. Why, Mr. Spock himself would probably agree. After all, death is simply a part of life and “how we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life.” (Well, those are Kirk’s thoughts on the subject anyway.) 359 more words

The Lasting Example of Leonard Nimoy

It’s not been a week since the death of Leonard Nimoy and the tributes keep coming in and will continue to do so over the course of the coming days and weeks. 42 more words

Star Trek

Mr. Spock

I suppose everyone is doing tributes to Leonard Nimoy.  And why not?  He was, after all, an icon of pop culture for well over four decades.   549 more words

Mr Spock complexes (after Aitchison)

The recent passing of Leonard Nimoy prompts me to recall a lesser-known connection between the great man and the theory of (cusped) hyperbolic 3-manifolds, observed by my friend and former mentor Iain Aitchison. 993 more words

Hyperbolic Geometry

Vetting the Vulcan: Connections between Star Trek, Kabbalah, Freemasonry and the Council of Nine...

This is absolutely fascinating.  Who would’ve thought that the Vulcan “live long and prosper” symbol used by Spock in Star Trek is really an ancient hand symbol used by Jewish occultists and other groups. 26 more words


The Top 5 Mobile Apps We Use In 2015

The Top 5 Mobile Apps We Use In 2015. Steve and Ben have just recorded a new episode of SciTech Culture, discussing their top 5 most used mobile apps and the benefits they get from them in their personal and professional endeavours. 106 more words