Tag Archives: science

orbis terrarum

What does Latin tell us about the understanding of a round earth in ancient Rome? Continue reading

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Consensus Is Not Science

Consensus is religion or sociology, but not science. Continue reading

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Concise Fun

An experience at the bank, and an online toy to play with… Continue reading

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Electric Comets? Dustballs From The Deep Freeze?

Electric Universe comet article Continue reading

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Making An English Foot

How to make a time standard and a standard English Foot using only a bit of string, a weight, and two sticks. Continue reading

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