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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

Op-Ed: Why I Study Chemistry And Your Kids Should Too

As a graduate student, I spend a lot of time teaching chemistry to students who will never become chemists. For these kids, chemistry is a class that they have to pass just to do something else, anything else. This demotivates a lot of teachers and it’s a lot of the reason that good chemistry teachers … Continue reading Op-Ed: Why I Study Chemistry And Your Kids Should Too