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He's a big boy!

AND I FOR one wouldn't like to meet him on a dark night - or even a brightly lit night come to think of it! This is 'Dippy' the Diplodocus whom I met recently in the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow. His normal home is the Natural History Mus
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Posted by on February 21, 2019

Waiting for the professor

MY LAST POST was about to a visit to a museum in Glasgow where I met 'Dippy the Diplodocus'. Well, although Dippy and the museum were interesting, that was not the real purpose of one of my rare visits back to my home town. My eldest son ('Wingman' o
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Posted by on March 11, 2019

Waiting for the professor

MY LAST POST was about to a visit to a museum in Glasgow where I met 'Dippy the Diplodocus'. Well, although Dippy and the museum were interesting, that was not the real purpose of one of my rare visits back to my home town. My eldest son ('Wingman' o
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Posted by on March 11, 2019

He's a big boy!

AND I FOR one wouldn't like to meet him on a dark night - or even a brightly lit night come to think of it! This is 'Dippy' the Diplodocus whom I met recently in the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow. His normal home is the Natural History Mus
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Posted by on February 21, 2019

Should NASA have considered sending drones to Mars with the last launch of the lander InSight?

NASA - JPL landed InSight on Mars just a few days ago. LOOK AT THIS LINK ABOUT THE INSIGHT LANDER I WAS EXCITED watching the live YouTube of the Insight Landing success. Many were online that day, November 26, 2018. LOOK AT THIS LINK to read
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Posted by on November 29, 2018

Can Carbonated Water be used to put out the fires or for that matter, Concentrated CO2 from large tanks be used to put out forest fires?

C02 aka Carbon Dioxide infused water used for putting out forest fires sounds like a far fetched idea right? I woke up this morning with an idea about what it might require to put out a fire. Carbon Dioxide is a gas that we have in abundance, and
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Posted by on November 27, 2018

Fractals and Fractal Geometry are something that takes a long time to look at and fully appreciate

Fractals are a product of geometry, a branch of mathematics. The repetitious nature and complex detail found in most fractal geometry is such that it would really take a long time of close observation to fully appreciate this form of art or rather
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Posted by on September 19, 2018

How FAR Can You See? A Friend Said, "To California"

I have a friend whom I haven't see in a while who used to say the most startling things. I'm not sure if he was kidding, or just didn't realize what he was saying. Here are a couple of them: Bacon is a low fat food, because you COOK OUT all the fat befo
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Posted by on August 29, 2018

Ever Heard of DIAMONDOIDS?

Diamonds are a girl's best friend, so goes the saying. I always kidded, diamonds are a dog's best friend... doggy diamonds (poop). But all kidding aside, there is such a thing as a diamondoid. In fact, there is a variety of diamondoids. Contrary to what y
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Posted by on August 29, 2018

In What Direction is Science Headed?

During the early to mid 1800s, science was the playground of the rich. And the playground of those who, otherwise, did not need to pursue secular work. Two examples of this were, Sir Humphry Davy, the discoverer of many of the elements of the Periodic T
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Posted by on March 15, 2018

Does Dream Content Become More Rigid As We Age?

Sometimes scientists speculate along science-related lines. That's OK as long as the fact that it's just speculation is made clear to the audience. Well I want to speculate. And it's about dreams, the topic I tend to bore people with. Last night I slept f
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Posted by on February 19, 2018

Win the Battle of the Mosquito: Cut Off Its Rations

I've noticed a shortage of mosquitoes where I live. How so? I've forgotten how many months it has been see I was last aware of being bitten! So when I was asked to do some research on mosquitoes and leaf infusion teas and their effect, pro or con, on the
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Posted by on February 18, 2018