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Big Steps in Gravitational Wave Detection

Today, May 19, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (“LSC”) dedicates its second-generation gravitational-wave detectors (“aLIGO”) in a ceremony at the Hanford detector site. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics have made significant contributions in key areas: Custom-made high-power … Continue reading

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A Schizophrenic’s Search for Logic — Aaron Samuel Wallman

An articulate insider’s view of the path from schizophrenia to rationality is a rare thing. A Schizophrenic’s Search for Logic by Aaron Samuel Wallman (Trafford Publishing 2014) is the book about one man’s experiences with schizophrenia and his search for … Continue reading

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But the Fact is, Einstein Passed His Math Classes

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Urban myths abound. One that is simply dead wrong, but consistently repeated, is that Albert Einstein failed at math as a young student. It’s an extremely useful fallacy to repeat when seeking to console young students whose math grades are … Continue reading

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