Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
I thought I’d mention this, even though it’s irrelevant to this weblog, because you gotta know about it: in Utah 15 years ago they detected a cosmic ray—a fast-moving proton—that hit the earth or rather upper atmosphere with a kinetic … Read more
We dropped by a market this evening to pick up some milk, and my wife noticed a blurb on boxes of Diet Coke:
Who knew soft drinks could be hydrating?
Who knew that “hydration” was supposed to be so special? … Read more
My publisher tells me they want my book to be a bit more coherent and a little less vague, so I’m busily unscrambling arguments, tightening up prose, and adding examples and such. As a result, posting is likely to be … Read more