Tag Archives: history

Physics, Pi, and Poker: The Hawk’s Farewell Flight

A SCIDOLS tribute to Stephen Hawking.


The Wisdom of Words with William Whewell

What are names and why are they important?

Charles Darwin and the Unread Letter

A Valentine’s special for Charles Darwin’s birthday.

Sexiest Homo Came Earlier than Expected

Homo sapiens are just about ready to do it anywhere, anytime. And when I say “do it” I mean to say talk. There’s just so many things that arise after talking. Friendships are formed. Relationships are established. Structures are erected. Sex happens. And because of the latter and our penchant for constant conversations, we have […]

Watt is Making it Hot in Here?

Things are starting to get really steamy.

Taking Center Stage, Again: The Middle East’s Particle Accelerator

Casting a flash of light for a brighter future in the Middle East.

Are scientists geeks and/or nerds like in The Big Bang Theory?

Short answer: No. Long answer: Read on.

This Google Doodle Could Use a Quick Google

Things can get nasty when wrong ideas are given a platform to go wildly viral.

Book Review: The Map That Changed the World Will Lead You Astray

A review of Simon Winchester’s The Map That Changed the World

Hyperbole vs Hypotenuse – Did the Greeks Really “Not” Develop Trigonometry?

The Telegraph – Greeks Get Rekt’ **DISS TRACK**