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The Sciences and The Humanities

Karl Blossfeldt (1865 – 1932)


Maria-Sophie Germain (1 April 1776 – 27 June 1831) was a French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher.

As a child, she pored over every book on mathematics in her father’s library, and taught herself Latin and Greek so that she could read works like those of Sir Isaac Newton. 197 more words

Natural History

A Visit to the Eiffel Tower

If you don’t know, today is the day the Eiffel Tower opened to the public 126 long years ago. I visited Paris, France during the summer of 2014 and, like every tourist, seeing the Eiffel Tower was on my “to do” list.  541 more words

Travel

"But am I? or do I just THINK I'm thinking?"

March 31st is Bunsen Burner Day.  Growing up with a strong interest in science in general and chemistry in particular, I’ve used bunsen burners a time or two (or more).   347 more words

Spring Break Part 4: PARIS

Finally, the last city of spring break! (I’m a bit behind, but shhh) Paris was weird and beautiful and absolutely huge. Its a very intimidating city. 366 more words

Happy anniversary, Eiffel Tower

I sat down to write my first post, not quite sure what specifically to write about, then I saw (thank you, Google) that today is the 126th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower. 235 more words

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