Monthly Archives: December 2006

Ecclesiastes 7:10

Which do you prefer… …or… …a President who had an adulterous affair with an intern… …a President who had a adulterous affair with a slave? …or… “…activist judges” who try to force homosexual marriage on the rest of the nation… … Continue reading

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“They Were Fruitful…”, Part 2.1.2: Italiana (Il buono)

Tourist in Pisa One of my favorite incidents in Pisa occured as I was on my way to the Lucca tour bus. Someone stopped me and seemed to ask me for directions. I say “seemed” because he was speaking in … Continue reading

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Top Ten Junk Science Moments for 2006

How should we scientists respond to this? “Top Ten Junk Science Moments for 2006” By Steven Milloy

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“They Were Fruitful…”, Part 2.1.1: Italiana (Il buono)

I have divided my trip to Italy into three sections: “The Good”, “The Bad”, and “The Nude.” Before you get too frightened (or excited), the last of the three refers only to some of the artwork. We begin with il … Continue reading

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Winter/Christams Travel Plans

Dec 20, 9:35 AM: Fly from SFO to MSP. Dec 20-23: Stay with a friend and visit other friends in Minnesota Dec 23: Ride to Eau Claire, WI, where my parents and sister will meet me. They will drive me … Continue reading

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“They Were Fruitful…”, Part 1: Preparing for Europe

In my previous Update, I wrote “I am going to Italy! This is the second piece of good news. I received an invitation to represent the BaBar collaboration on this analysis at the 9th International Workshop on Tau Lepton Physics … Continue reading

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Christianity East and West

A friend of mine sent me the hyperlink below. I thought the readers of this blog might be interested in itGrant LeMarquand has given us a powerful reminder that the sexuality controversy so beloved by churches in America is only … Continue reading

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Practical Benefits of Particle Physics #1

Particle Physics vs. Cancer The discovery of X-rays earned Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen the first Nobel Prize in Physics. Linear accelerators, which are small versions of the main accelerator here at SLAC, are “the most commonly used device for” X-ray irradiation … Continue reading

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