Monthly Archives: May 2008

50 Sci-Fi “Classics”

For Christmas 2007, someone who shall remain nameless gave me a box set of 12 DVDs that contain 50 movies labeled Sci-Fi “Classics.” The quotation marks in the title are very necessary due to the stunningly low quality of these … Continue reading

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Death in Iraq and Flaws in the Human Brain

A friend of mine sent me an article recently that questions the reliability of some estimates of the number of civilians killed in the War in Iraq. Entitled “Body Counting,” it appears in the April 2008 edition of The Atlantic … Continue reading

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Environmental Weekend II: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

On the Saturday after Earth Day (Apr. 26), I volunteered for Free Geek Columbus at the “shop” as I usually do and spent an hour at their advertising booth at the Earth Day Festival at Goodale Park. While at the … Continue reading

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Busy Saturday (May 10)

Morning: I was a judge for the Outstanding Physics Project Award at the Ohio State Science Day. We judged two age categories. I was a judge for grades 10 – 12, but most of the other judges examined the more … Continue reading

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Selling Out

This is my latest response to Gore v. Science, at Echoes in Eternity. I have placed this on my blog because I have taken so long to respond that it is buried under many new posts by now. I know … Continue reading

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Last Chance to see Luke in concert at Ohio State!

You are invited to a concert featuring: The University Band (with Luke on Tuba and Kelly on Clarinet) The Collegiate Winds May 20, 2008, 8:00 PM Weigel AuditoriumThe U Band half of the concert will include “Esprit de Corps” “Variations … Continue reading

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Physics humor en Español

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Environmental Weekend III: Hansen, DeWitt, Gore

James Hansen of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies will give two lectures today (May 1) I helped organize a Creation Care Symposium featuring Cal DeWitt that is sponsored by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and the OSU College of the Arts … Continue reading

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Environmental Weekend I: Walkability Study

On Saturday, April 19, 2008, I participated in a walking tour of my neighborhood, Weinland Park. The purpose of this tour was to document how the physical environment of the neighborhood encouraged or discouraged people from walking or bicycling. I … Continue reading

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