That’s from the January 16, 2020 issue of The Economist. I haven’t seen the current one, but we may be in for quite a year if it mentions limited insurrection.
Glances, bases, hearts … That’s what I thought people stole. Who knew this too: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sand_theft *** So, I don’t know how I missed this, but apparently we had an interstellar visitor a while back, ‘Oumuamua. I learned about it from this interview with the chairman of Harvard’s astronomy department. I’ve found myself […]
In Science I teach that Earth has been around for a long time, and in Ancient Civilizations I teach that humanity has been around for a long time. Monday I’m taking the latter class out to the football field to recreate this video, that they might see which has existed longer: Well, […]
So you think you’re bad at math? It’s not you, it’s… Uh, anyway. In the Light of What We Know is one of the better novels I’ve read in the past few years, all the more so because it’s a first novel. I was so taken with this one passage that I copied it […]