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(A Cross-post)Sci grew up going to public school. We had some pretty good science teachers, and I remember how hard they worked to make learning fun for us.
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—What does it take to pick a winner in the slowly unfolding field of renewable energy? For starters, alternatives to oil must be able to stand up on their own at some point, without a need for permanent government subsidies, said Bill Joy, once a heavy hitter in the information technology industry and now a partner in investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers's greentech practice.During a Q&A with Technology Review Editor in chief Jason Pontin at the magazine's Emtech conference Wednesday, Joy pointed out that another key to determining the future of a startup greentech company is whether its approach makes sense intuitively.
If the question posed in the title of the post seems to you to have an obvious answer, sit tight while I offer a situation in which it might be less obvious.We recently discussed philosopher Karl Popper's efforts to find the line of demarcation between science and pseudo-science.
Never happen.But maybe they should be.A look at the ubiquitous aggressive driver in Psychology & Marketing, shows that he (more than she) tends to view a vehicle as an extension of The Self.
Back in the dark, old ages of the earliest science blogging, many of the most prominent science bloggers focused their efforts on debunking pseudoscience and battling the politicized anti-science forces.
Video of the Week #13, October 19, 2011 From: Quantum Levitation-where science videos don't get any cooler! by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid Source of the original: Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and Tel-Aviv University.
This video demonstrating the power of superconductivity has been making the rounds this week and is an example of how video is really the best way to capture and share with thousands of viewers the amazing power of science!You will notice that the video is a demonstration without the science explained live.
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