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Who am I, exactly? Who are you, exactly?

Times change, and so must I… we all change. When you think about it, we are all different people, all through our lives. And that’s okay, that’s good! 1,333 more words


Science. Publications. A lost cause...

Publishing is one of the most ballyhooed metrics of scientific careers, and every researcher hates to have a gap in that part of his or her CV. 292 more words


Predictor of Sudden Death helps identify ICD candidates

New guidelines for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) identify candidates for implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). These devices help protect patients from arrhythmias (an irregular heartbeat) which can limit blood flow to vital organs, like the brain for example.  772 more words


Can we prevent the end of the world? - by Martin Rees, Astrophysicist

Can we prevent the end of the world? Martin Rees Astrophysicist

Martin Rees Astrophysicist

Lord Martin Rees, one of the world’s most eminent astronomers, is an emeritus professor of cosmology and astrophysics at the University of Cambridge and the UK’s Astronomer Royal. 141 more words


Renouncing/refining my arguments

My arguments for God are not always good.  One  argument that I often felt, seldom expressed, was that atheists do not have the same sense of awe that theists do.   100 more words


Field Notes: Week 7

Sorry for the delay everyone! This last week has been super busy. But that’s for another post.

So my last week of field work was entirely spent dragging for ticks in various locations. 150 more words

Lyme Disease

Time Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Ever on Earth

Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto has created a beautiful, undeniably scary time-lapse map of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity” test near Los Alamos and concluding with Pakistan’s nuclear tests in May of 1998. 99 more words