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Homemade Cellphone Satellites

If you look up “cell phone satellite”, what you get is a telecommunications satellite or comparisons between cell phones and satellite phones. This blog post is about neither. Instead, I’m musing on the concept of building satellites. Advertisements

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Genome Slicing Could Slice Society

My blog usually entails writing about stuff more like Gnome, but today, I can write about real genomes. Recently, the NY Times reported that scientists had found an easy way to slice and edit genes. The same scientists have also … Continue reading

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New Philosophy blog

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Stop Calling it a “Theory”!

Whenever people are arguing a controversial topic related to science, someone will invariably bring up the word “theory”. This word is highly misused, so let me give you a couple definitions you need to know:

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Mach > X – The flight industry in the hypersonic range

Introduction Ever since Concordes were abandoned, there hasn’t been much talk in daily society about aircraft traveling high speed. Most of the time, the aviation industry is overshadowed by the computer industry. Really, who can ignore Apple and Microsoft shoving … Continue reading

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NASA to sell what you paid for

Topic of this article: What the government gives away for free.

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Rock Solid Source of “Joules”

A recent article on Arstechnica got me thinking about alternative energy. Pardon the pun in the title: “joules” are units of energy, not jewels (though jewels have alot of joules). In as much as some of us may think the … Continue reading

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