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This is my 100th blog post, and I thought it might be fun to return to a point near the beginning of my time in science writing and communication, the summer after my junior year in high school, when I … Continue reading
This chapter deals with an enduring theme in my own thoughts, and a tension between the practice of science and the limits of the human mind. Those pieces of evidence which we naturally find convincing do not do real work … Continue reading
Ok, let me begin by saying how much I love the New York Review of Books. You should totally subscribe to it. It is generally great content, and they make a lot of it free online to free loaders like … Continue reading
The subtitle of this chapter is “But Doctor, what does it really mean?” What does gravity really mean? Not just measurements of how fast things fall, but what is gravity, really? Stanovich points out that often the lay public wants … Continue reading