“…the most natural thing in the world, if you find a science that you’re to some degree expert in, is speaking out about a danger to the global civilization of the human species. If you won’t, who’s going to speak out?” —Carl Sagan, Psychology Today, January 1996
“Tiktaalik isn’t just proof of evolution; it’s also proof that the scientific process works.”
“The story, a dialogue presenting both sides (or is there only one side?) of a twisting love–hate relationship between two characters named Daniel and Danielle, was letterpress printed by Red Dragonfly Press in Red Wing, Minn., on Fabriano paper using the font FF Quadraat. Assembled by hand with tape, the resulting scrollable sculpture retains its shape yet remains flexible, so that the reader can easily read the story without ever having to turn the page. Viewers are invited to pick it up, play with the paper, and read the story from start to finish—except there is no start nor any finish!” —Barry Cipra
On Computer Heuristics:
On the Double Slit Paradox:
I know I’ve shared this one before, but my heart skips a beat every time I hear Arthur C. Clarke get excited over the Mandelbrot set.