Sat in a bookstore over the weekend and read a large portion of the book Radium Girls. These factory women went from being some of the highest paid workers in the 1910-20s to ravaged by radium poisoning from their work. Though the companies fought hard to deny it, a few […]
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli My rating: 5 of 5 stars A delightful gem, written for laymen to delight in the wonders of 20th century physics. View all my reviews
This is a fascinating read for many reasons, and I commend it to you on this rainy Monday: Teaching human evolution at the University of Kentucky: There are some students I’ll never reach. The author, James Krupa, details his experience teaching non-major biology at University of Kentucky, a state where […]
Joffre The Giant: Dogmatic Science & Arrival of Native Americans: “Science By Press Release” & Career Advancement
“There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact.” ~Sherlock Holmes. Something I chewed on this afternoon: Joffre The Giant: Dogmatic Science & Arrival of Native Americans: “Science By Press Release” & Career Advancement.
I am terrible about starting a new blog series before finishing the last one. Or the other one. (My “how you work at work” profile says I’m better during the early parts of a project but fade away during implementation. Can I use that as an excuse? “I’m a Clarifier! And a Developer! […]