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The Physics Philes, lesson 47: Your Mission, If You Choose to Accept It…

Uuuuuuugh. I’m once again full of fail this week. And full of excuses! I have my trig final this week. On Wednesday. I’m nervous about it. I need to study. I really need to study. So I’m blowing this post off this week. I’m sorry! I really am. I love …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 45: I Failed, but I Had a Good Reasonfest

Oh guys. Guys, guys, guys. I intended to write a physics post this week. I really did. But I forgot that this weekend was Reasonfest on the University of Kansas campus. And hey, I when Greta Christina, Matt Dillahunty, Nate Phelps, and JT Eberhard comes to Kansas, you go see …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 44: Challenge Accepted Part 2

In which a challenge is issued, a challenge is accepted, and a challenge is completed…for real this time! If you will remember, last week I was issued a challenge involving black holes by this cheeky physicist I know. Even though I’m far too dumb to really get my head around …

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InterviewsSpace

Teen Skepchick Interviews: Gwynne Shotwell

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists, skeptics, and feminists about life, the universe, and everything. Gwynne Shotwell is the powerhouse President of SpaceX, (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation), a space transport company founded in 2002. She was the seventh employee to …

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SpaceStuff You'll LIke

Awe-stronomy Day

Today is Astronomy Day! Today is a day for stargazing and telescope pointing and squinting into eyepieces and being grouchy when clouds get in your way. It's a day for awe at the night sky, and watching others' faces light up under the stars. So today, let's talk some history, some …

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