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Chemical Orbitals from Eigenstates

A small puzzle I recently set for myself was finding out how the hydrogenic orbital eigenstates give rise to the S- P- D- and F- orbitals in chemistry (and where s, p, d and f came from). 2,149 more words

Quantum Mechanics

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

For anyone that bought a start-up home thinking, “This could be a nice place with a few changes and upgrades”, but then two days into pulling the carpet up to see those original hardwoods they hoped for they’re faced with stained laminate from twenty years prior, .   930 more words

Full STEAM Ahead

A PERSONAL GOD, VIEWED SCIENTIFICALLY (C. 1958)

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Excerpted from The Evidence of God in an Expanding Universe, edited by John Clover Monsma. New York: G.P. Putman’s Sons, 1958

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Atheism

Dmitri Mendeleev/Others: Periodic Table

Arguably one of the most important things to any scientist, the periodic table, actually has a number of contributors. Each contributor built off the work of the contributor before, and the development of the periodic table took over 150 years to complete as a result. 750 more words

Physics

Puzzles

Today has been another long hot day. This was the 22nd day this year with temperatures in the 100’s. There are at least five more in the forecast in the next couple of weeks. 342 more words

Culture