Thanks to Steven Mosher on Twitter, I came across an article that discusses Arthur Eddington’s attempt to test Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. The basic story is that Newton’s Theory of Universal Gravitation assumed that gravity was a force that acted between two masses and that this force acted instantaneously. 1,150 more words
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Maine professors recruit 700 colleagues to sign on to climate change letter to Trump
More than 700 physics and astronomy professors from across the country signed onto a letter written by three Maine professors urging President-elect Donald Trump to make tackling climate change an “urgent priority.” 371 more words
AAAS has a nice website detailing information on the president-elect’s transition into the White house:
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The 45th President of the United States will confront a broad range of global challenges, including addressing climate change, securing our energy future, and sustaining investments in scientific research efforts.