Thermostat’s broke, yo…

Man, it’s been a looooong time since I put up a new post.  That was not intentional.  It was part lack of motivation (or inspiration, as the case may be), and part being too busy doing science to sit down and write about it.  But, I’ve given myself a New Year’s resolution of sorts to […]

Perspective

So, it’s this kind of day today… …which always makes me introspective.  Consider the following… About 13.8 billion years ago, the Universe came into existence, for whatever reason you choose to believe.  During that event, all of the energy that was, is, and ever will be spewed forth.  Some of it, after some time, coalesced […]

Magnets!!!

Today, for some reason, the topic of magnets has come up several times.  I decided to take it as a sign (from the magnet aliens, perhaps) and write a bit about them. Magnets are, indeed, magical.  The lodestone has been known for millennia, though how they actually work has only been able to be explained […]