The Magic of Chemistry: What I Learned About Doing Science From Talking With A Magician

If you ever want to see a chemist do a magic trick, ask them to pour a liquid from one weird container to another—they will probably be proud to show you that they can do it without spilling a drop. Because of the intellectual work scientists are known for, it is easy to forget that … Continue reading The Magic of Chemistry: What I Learned About Doing Science From Talking With A Magician

Unfolding Humanity: Bringing Mathematics to Life

For many students, calculus is both a brave new world of mathematical challenge and also the very last math class they will ever take. And yet, calculus itself is almost 200 years old. How can it be that most people, even some of the most educated, are missing over 200 years of discoveries in mathematics? … Continue reading Unfolding Humanity: Bringing Mathematics to Life

Book Review! Squidtoons: Exploring Ocean Science With Comics

If you love the ocean and want to have some fun learning more about it, I’ve got a book for you. Squidtoons: Exploring Ocean Science with Comics by Garfield Kwan and Dana Song was just released last week and is now available for purchase on Amazon. The webcomic started off as a passion project, and … Continue reading Book Review! Squidtoons: Exploring Ocean Science With Comics

The Ocean Tunnel: Art Meets Activism for Ocean Science

Imagine you are surrounded by the ocean. The water is pristine and blue. You see schools of giant tuna and you can hear the songs of whales as they migrate through the deep water. But as you watch, the bigger fish start to disappear. The water becomes murky and a jelly fish appears out of … Continue reading The Ocean Tunnel: Art Meets Activism for Ocean Science

Dylan’s Game of Life: A Mandala Generator Decoded

    What does it mean to be alive? This has been a fundamental question since the first humans began asking questions at all. While many of our species have determined that an answer cannot be ascertained because of the shear ineffability of the gods, others of us have attempted to create simulacra of life … Continue reading Dylan’s Game of Life: A Mandala Generator Decoded