Binding Energy, Nuclear Physics, and Radiation Poisoning

“Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.” –Omar N. Bradley Nuclear physics is one of the most daunting, emotionally charged phrases in all of science. You can hardly say the words without the image … Read moreBinding Energy, Nuclear Physics, and Radiation Poisoning

Ask Ethan #5: The Weak Force

“Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.” –Marcus Aurelius Every one of us does our best to come up with an accurate picture … Read moreAsk Ethan #5: The Weak Force

The Strong Force for Beginners

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way — things I had no words for.” –Georgia O’Keeffe When it comes to the Universe, it isn’t just the stuff that’s in it that’s important. It’s also how all that stuff interacts with itself and everything else. To … Read moreThe Strong Force for Beginners

Weekend Diversion: A contest, an upgrade and a chance to see me LIVE!

“Art has never been a popularity contest.” –James Levine Sometimes, you might feel like you’ve heard it all, seen it all, and that nothing’s original anymore. But I beg to differ. Just because great things have come before doesn’t mean that there aren’t great things happening right now. While it might “only” be a cover … Read moreWeekend Diversion: A contest, an upgrade and a chance to see me LIVE!