Science & Society

Where Did Numbers And Math Come From? From Nature, Math Is The Language Of Physics.

W hat is math and is math real?   Math is the language of physics right down to figuring out what one hand full of fingers plus another hand full of fingers is.  Right down to a duck counting her ducklings even animals know that level of mathematics.  Mor ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Sep 28 2020 - 7:07pm

Though Center For Food Safety And Other Lawsuit Groups Want Otherwise, Americans Trust Science

At a time when sue-and-settle activist groups like Center for Food Safety continue to claim scientists- across the private sector, non-profits, and government agencies- are colluding to poison us by allowing safe pesticide use, their messaging is being ign ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 30 2020 - 12:57pm

Trump, Covid, and Politics: Know Science Don't Just "Believe In" It.

T rump did not know science neither does his opposition.  Mask work, social distancing works, copious rapid testing works but no one or two or all of these things are a ironclad guarantee one will not get sick.  Keeping six feet apart reduces your chance ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Oct 2 2020 - 11:49pm

Figs, Solar Storms, and Celebrity Endorsements

Here are a few of the things I have been watching, while living a somewhat less active life due to current conditions. In the south of England, this summer has been quite hot, and fig trees (mostly of the Brown Turkey variety) have been giving large crop. ...

Blog Post - Robert H Olley - Oct 3 2020 - 7:41am

Career Advice For LGBT Scientists, Seek Employers With Real Integrity.

If graduation numbers are so important that they will give degrees to dead people,then don’t work there. LGBT scientists in academe now are highly vulnerable to the phenomena of adjunctification. A career that used to have as a common outcome finding a jo ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Oct 20 2020 - 6:26pm