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Tag Archives: “Science” magazine American Association for the Advancement of Science

TALKING ABOUT PAINT THAT’S COOL!

“PASSIVE RADIATIVE COOLING” can lower a surface’s temperature by around 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Think of images of Greek isles, with sun-baked buildings painted white to keep cool. Or recall “Cool … Continue reading

October 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

SCIENCE TIDBITS PART 1

I AM a science dilettante in the original sense of this word. “Dilettante,” which today may carry a sense of superficiality, comes from the Latin, dilectare, “to delight.” That is, … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · 2 Comments

THE WEBB—AN AMAZING SCIENTIFIC ENDEAVOR

TWO AND A HALF years from now, the James Webb Telescope will surge into space to replace the current best eye in the sky, the Hubble Telescope. The Hubble has … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · 1 Comment