Category Archives: Weird Science

My scientific musings.

Bow Shock

(Note: I had been writing the article below when a parallel article appeared in “I.F.L. Science” (the image is linked to it), so I figured it was time to stop editing and just publish.) The Bow Shock of The Great … Continue reading

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How We Got to Now (Book Review)

Take a moment and ask yourself, “Where would we be without glass?” Many of you are reading this through glass; the glass of your computer or tablet screen, or the glass that rests in a frame on your nose. Heck, … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?

I’m reading a fascinating book, How We Got to Now. It is an intriguing look at history through a different, connective lens. It very much reminds me of James Burke’s Connections series. But I’m getting ahead of myself. I will … Continue reading

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What is a Book?

This post was spurred by Mark S. He sent me a link on a social networking site regarding Matthew Butterick, who allegedly has developed a new format for digital books. I had a look at the link, and Mark and … Continue reading

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3D Me

A friend at the school, Damon, and I got into a brief discussion about 3D movies. 3D movies and film grow out of stereoscopic photography. Two images with slightly different parallaxes (angles of view) are presented to the viewer, often … Continue reading

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