Wednesday, August 14, 2013

I agree

with this article in HuffPost

Sequestration ushers in a dark age for science in America

It is  a detailed, accurate account of today's state of affairs in biomedical sciences: 

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

A Zeno's paradox and a brinicle video

Will the warship outrun the sailboat?

I took this pic during my off time at San Diego's waterfront. I am back from trips to LA, San Diego, and Portland where I was reading from, rambling about, and scribbling on The Age of Ice. Thank you all who came to listen to me. I hope you had a good time!
Something I mentioned at the readings -- a video of a "brinicle," a.k.a. an ice finger of death. Make sure you watch till the end, where it is the most icy and deadly. Here is the link: An Ice Finger of Death