Feynman: Ode to a Flower

The more you know about the world around you, the more amazing it becomes. Unfortunately, there are those who believe that science dulls the appreciation of beauty. Not so. As Carl Sagan once quipped, “It does no harm to the … Read more



Write Your Name in Galaxies

The universe contains billions of galaxies, and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey has already photographed millions of them. But each galaxy is different — some are elongated, some are circular… If you look closely at a galaxy and kind of … Read more



The Spectrum of Anger

Spectrums are an important way to communicate — whether expression emotion or intent. A few years ago Michael Hatch wrote a funny (and irreverent) book called Hatch’s Order of Magnitude that laid out dozens of different spectrums around us and … Read more