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Flat Earth or Globe?

[This is a long post. If you don’t have the stamina, skip to the conclusion.] Occasionally I get embroiled in a discussion with a Flat Earther on Facebook, and I know my friends and family are thinking, “No! Why are you wasting your time!?”    Here is why… Science is simply too important in a … Continue reading

Spock: Science *and* adventure

To mark the sad passing of Leonard Nimoy today, I publish a short essay I wrote 20 years ago as a PhD student:   When I was seven years old, a popular playtime game was play-acting Star Trek and it will come as no surprise to many of my current friends that I always played … Continue reading

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