Category Archives: Science

You couldn’t make this stuff up!

Read today in the Guardian: STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish man who was arrested after trying to split atoms in his kitchen said Wednesday he was only doing it as a hobby. In his kitchen!? Richard Handl told The Associated … Continue reading

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Just Possibly The Deadliest Man In History.

Stalin? Hitler? Attila the Hun? No, Thomas Midgley, Jr.. This kindly, grandfatherly looking gentleman was an inventor and chemist who was granted over a hundred patents and received numerous awards for scientific accomplishments during his lifetime. But this was before … Continue reading

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Einstein and his refrigerator

March 20 is the day in 1916 that Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity. Since the theory is sadly beyond my comprehension, I am compelled to deal with one of his more down to earth ideas- Albert Einstein … Continue reading

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