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ATTP on Lomberg’s Australian Funding

Blogger …and then there’s physics (ATTP) joins in the hullabaloo about Bjorn Lomberg’s Lomborg’s Consensus Centre is getting A$4m of funding to set up a branch at the University of Western Australia. 1,498 more words

Climate Change

Gravity 11: Ripples in Spacetime

by Shane L. Larson

We have travelled far in our journey to explore gravity, far from home and into the deep reaches of the Cosmos. But all that we know, all that we have learned, has been discovered from our home here, on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean. 2,108 more words

Practice

James Siena "New Sculpture" at Pace Gallery

Pace Gallery on 25th street in Chelsea is currently presenting the geometric sculptures of James Siena. Well known for his algorithmic paintings, Siena has been making sculptures throughout his career. 234 more words

Math Art

How has the Cargo Cult Spread Throughout the Social Sciences?

In 1974, during a graduation ceremony (Caltech’s 1974 commencement address) held in the California Institute of Technology, Richard Feynman, a physics genius and Nobel prize winner, gave an exquisite speech entitled “Cargo Cult Science. 2,351 more words

Money is not the measure of worth and ignorance is not a virtue

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,058

Tuesday 14 April 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

It is very strange living in a country where money is the measure of worth and success is measured by how much money people have. 420 more words