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From Lightning Bolts to Your Heartbeat: Fabulous Fractals
Fractals / Mathematics / Science

From Lightning Bolts to Your Heartbeat: Fabulous Fractals

Fractals – it sounds like something that happens when you break your arm, doesn’t it? The word actually derives from the same Latin precursor as fracture, frāctus – something ‘broken’. And truthfully, fractals will probably break your mind if you think about it for too long….. (speaking from experience). As a result, I’m going to … Continue reading

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“Can Science Fill the Spiritual Void? (Science Doesn’t Want to Take God Away From You)”
Philosophy / Science

“Can Science Fill the Spiritual Void? (Science Doesn’t Want to Take God Away From You)”

Below is a neat little opinion piece on the role of science in spirituality that was originally posted on NPR. I have always firmly believe that science does not take anything away from spirituality, that they are like two eyes looking out at the world. Like when you are laying in bed on your side, … Continue reading

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A Petition for the Field Museum of National History in Chicago
Environment / Movement / Science / Worldwide

A Petition for the Field Museum of National History in Chicago

A Petition for the Field Museum of National History in Chicago The Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH) in Chicago is a world-class institute that I have had the personal pleasure of enjoying numerous times over the past few years (I am lucky enough to have a partner doing his Ph.D. research in collaboration with … Continue reading

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A Follow Up to an Open Letter
Canada / Conservation / Degradation / Environment / Movement / Science

A Follow Up to an Open Letter

Hello everyone, I confess I am surprised (but pleased) this many people are interested in this letter. I wrote it in a grumpy state Friday morning after finding out about the closure of ELA (and the demise of many experiments of ex-colleagues). There are several things that have either come up or that I would … Continue reading

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