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109/180 Universal Gravitation

And there are some topics that we can’t do with an experiment. But using some assumptions (universally spherical planets) the students made good approximations for the acceleration of gravity on Mars,Venus , Saturn, Jupiter, and Neptune. 13 more words


Jansson’s Temptation

From one opera singer to another. Today, we are in Sweden with a dish named in honour of the singer Pelle Janzon, about whom I yet know very little. 866 more words


20 - Embracing Impermanence

I was about to publish this blog yesterday morning when the very sad news came through that my Nana had passed away.  All of a sudden the title of this post took on a whole new meaning.  1,220 more words

Inner feedback loop

I sometimes hit on an interesting idea, though it may be just me who recognizes it as interesting.
One I caught this morning seemed a big one. 311 more words


History of a Science Historian

It’s the birth date of the first American to receive a Ph.D. in science history. I’m surprised how recently he lived. I figured science historians have been around almost as long as science and history – but… 883 more words


Bellator 134 Results and recap

Wow, what an end to Bellator 134…I don’t know what to say!  Great fight guys.  Here’s how the fights shaped up.

Maldonado vs. Tugman – Winner: Tugman by unanimous decision… 344 more words


Bellator 134: Newton vs McGeary Free Betting Tip

It will be a busy weekend of MMA action with both Bellator 134: Newton vs McGeary, Invicta FC 11: Cyborg vs Tweet on Friday night and UFC 184: Rousey vs Zingano on Saturday. 406 more words