Thoughts on writing about science 100 years or so ago…

I have been reading Benjamin Elman’s “A Cultural History of Modern Science in China”. Or rather, in researcher style, I have read the parts of it that are of use to my research right now, and filed the rest of it mentally away to read when there is more time for casual reading. The book … More Thoughts on writing about science 100 years or so ago…

I never tire of watching these (as cool as the final frontier gets* **)

It is Friday. Nay, it is an excellent Friday. And what does one do on excellent Fridays? One watches youtube videos***. Duh. I do have a predilection for videos of things that have been propelled, one way or another, into space, and then allowed to plummet back to Earth. Here are some of my favourites. … More I never tire of watching these (as cool as the final frontier gets* **)