Mark Slouka’s essay in September’s Harper’s Magazine struck a truth chord in me. In it, Slouka argues for humanities education. He builds a strong case that students, teachers, husbands, wives, liberals and conservatives, citizens and people – that humans require some education in history and literature, ethics and rhetoric, logic and spirituality, in short, inContinue reading “Mathandscience”
Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body : NPR. Ohhh man – more visualization! “See” what’s going on when a virus enters your body – very cool!
Cell Size and Scale. Data visualization and ratio comparisons!
That’s professional Tree Hugger, thank you.
The Periodic Table of Elements has some random “What the-!?” elements on it. Sometimes Hema’ehu looks at a certain element name and thinks, “Is that even real?” Cobalt falls into that category, for although it is a most excellent color for a cocktail shaker there is little that we know that makes cobalt “useful.” TurnsContinue reading “Cobalt!”