Tag Archives: Science

Reading Rx

Since I’m laid-up this week due to a very dumb injury, I thought that a reading prescription was in order. This mix of novels and nonfiction should keep me out of trouble for a few days. So, what are you … Continue reading

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Escape Velocities

This week Arizona State University’s Center for Science and Imagination published Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures, a free digital book collection of fiction and nonfiction about space exploration. The free book, which was funded by NASA grants, is … Continue reading

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Look to the Skies

With the solar eclipse less than a week away, much of North America is looking to the skies.

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That Old Book Smell

As a life-long book collector and a long-time bookseller, I have always loved that special woody, floral, dusky aroma that only emanates from books with age. But what precisely is “that old book smell”? The journal Heritage Science has published an … Continue reading

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Exploding Pumpkins

Happy Halloween

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Museo Galileo Reopens

The Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza (Institute and Museum of the History of Science) has undergone a renovation involving a complete redesign of its exhibition areas and displays. On June 11th, it reopened under the new name of … Continue reading

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