Periodic Table

Buzzwords Periodic Table = a table of the chemical elements arranged in order of atomic number The elements are placed according to their atomic number, the arrangement of each atom’s electrons and recurring chemical properties. International Yeariypt2019.org Recommended ListeningTales from the periodic tableElemental PodcastHappy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table – Science Show The Fascinating …

Mathematics Links

Photo: Wildfires Links related to mathematics presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines The Strange Numbers That Birthed Modern Algebra – Quanta Magazine The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature – Quanta A Hard Day’s Night: Solving a Beatles mystery with mathematics The Meter: The Measure of a Man – Radiolab The Common …

Hidden Brain

Logo Recommended Listening: Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships. Hosted by social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, Hidden Brain links research …

Sum of All Parts

Logo Recommended Listening: Sum of All Parts – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sum-of-all-parts – from Australia’s Radio National. Spin: “Sum of All Parts is an ABC podcast that tells extraordinary stories from the world of numbers. It’s about the amazing and powerful numbers all around us, how they work, and the people who work with them.” Hosted by Joel …

Darwin Day

Darwin Day Logo February 12 is Darwin Day, a global celebration of science and reason. Celebrate perpetual curiosity. Key Links darwinday.org Embedded Tweets #Darwin before "Origin of Species": In celebration of Darwin's birthday, explore his early love for the barnacles (Cirripedia) & the work that "solidified his credentials as a taxonomic expert": https://t.co/FQAjMBUhmS #HistSci #DarwinDay …

Physics Links

Photo Links related to physics Elsewhere on the Web physics.stackexchange.com Nobel Prize index bohr-bio.html planck-bio.html Theoretical Minimum theoreticalminimum.com YouTube Wikipedia John_Archibald Wheeler Maxwell’s demon Planeta.com Physics Science #SciComm

Evolution

Buzzwords Evolution = the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth Recommended Listening Have we stopped evolution (Future Tense) – Advances in technology and medicine have been so great in recent decades that some scientists now believe we’ve …