Monthly Archives: September 2012

the titration rap by trevor kitson – YouTube

This guy taught me chemistry many years ago.  I am very pleased to find that he still has the passion and skill to teach well.

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The Museworthy Art Show « museworthy

A little under a year ago Claudia, author of Museworthy, asked followers of her blog to submit their artwork.  Claudia is an art model and blogger who always has thoughtful comments on beauty in her world. One of my drawings … Continue reading

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Caffeine Chemistry Coffee Cup Porcelain Cup by LLTownleyCeramic

Caffeine Chemistry Coffee Cup Porcelain Cup by LLTownleyCeramic. What did I notice yesterday? A coffee cup with the structure diagram of caffeine.  Cool.  When I followed the link I found a series of cups and bowls.   For: sugar, capsaicin, and … Continue reading

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Actual Sound of Space – NASA Voyager Recordings – YouTube

I am listening to the sound from Voyager:  eerie, distant, like nothing I have heard or maybe birdsong at the beginning of the day mixed with whale song and the wind. Weird.  Chills me like cold wind at night looking … Continue reading

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Calypso – YouTube

The music video is “Calypso” by John Denver, his tribute to the work of Jacques Cousteau.  Part of my childhood was anticipation and watching the divers of Calypso as they explored the wonders of the Earth’s seas and oceans.  I … Continue reading

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expose-the-light: Beautiful Storm by Franz… | Scinerds

expose-the-light: Beautiful Storm by Franz… | Scinerds. This photograph of an awsome storm is from Franz Schumacher from Germany.  This series of is from scinerds (http://scinerds.tumblr.com)  the authors post under the line,  “Science is the poetry of nature”.  I like the sentiment.

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Sustainable Development

I thought I would comment on two reviews I am using at work. The first (Sustainable development:  a birds eye view.  Waas et al (2011) Sustainability)  is a review on sustainable development.  I am finding the paper a useful review … Continue reading

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ScienceOnline2013 Conference Info | ScienceOnline

I HAVE FOUND MY TRIBE.  😀 ScienceOnline2013 Conference Info | ScienceOnline.

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Striving To Be More Than A Bit Player. Part 2 of 3 « Sexuality & Love in the Arts

This blog from Sexuality and Love in the arts is a thoughtful response to a piece in the New York times, where the journalist/editor makes the point, correctly, that we cannot all be the center of our world and that … Continue reading

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The Art of Scientific and Technological Innovations – Art of Science Learning

This is a passionate piece of advocacy for the links between science and arts.  The author Robert Root-Bernstein  himself crosses the arts/science boundary, he has a deep understanding; his conclusion is that at a pre-verbal level the arts and science … Continue reading

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