Wednesday, May 30, 2012

And Yet the Legend Lives

Scott Huler repeats a worn out legend about Galileo to no useful end. There is no evidence that Galileo ever said “And yet it moves.”

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/30 at 06:05 PM

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Science is Not Just a Word

Leonardo is once again being held up as a scientist. What are the problems with using such a term anachronistically? This post tries to raise questions about what is science and how do we identify it in the past.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/27 at 02:54 PM
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Marvellous Art and Architecture of Fermilab

Highlights from a visit to Fermilab

Posted by on 05/16 at 10:25 AM

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

A Mathematician Solves the Obesity Puzzle

Carson Chow’s mathematical analysis confirms the cause for our increasingly obese nation: we consume too many calories.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/15 at 11:19 PM

Friday, May 11, 2012

Universal Vaccination is a Perennial Struggle

Recent campaigns to extend vaccination to developing nations sound a lot like 19th-century efforts in Pennsylvania to vaccinate poor children.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/11 at 11:56 PM

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