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

“No, MR. BOND. I EXPECT YOU TO WELD.”

THE QUOTE ABOVE acknowledges one of the greatest James Bond movie lines. In answer to 007’s “Do you expect me to talk?,” Goldfinger replies, “No, Mr. Bond. I expect you … Continue reading

September 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

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