Science Squares

Last week women were marching; I assumed it was to demonstrate their aversion to President Trump. An online header dated January 27, 2017 indicating that scientists were preparing to march as well presumably yo demonstrate disapproval of Republican President Trump’s unscientific opinions. Whenever I see President Trump’s or his supporters’ outlook being condemned as unscientific … More Science Squares

Respectfully Defending Truthfulness

Since I’ve been looking for political and scientific analysis by those trained to know all I’ve been seeing is willful drivel by journalists appealing to the authority of experts/scientists or scholars. The U.K. online  pop journal “The Independent”, stalwarts of polite propriety  speaking for scientists as media often do address President Trump as “Donald Trump” … More Respectfully Defending Truthfulness

Mathematics

Science Geometry Euclid Geometry means something like earth measure and seems to have been given its fame and longevity by Euclid’s, the ancient Greek’s, The Elements which begins with 23 Definitions of things people measure, 5 Postulates, then 5 Axioms or Common Notions. These are followed by his famous Propositions whose validity is determined by … More Mathematics

Water

Thinking of Thales The September 28, 2015’s water flowing on Mars report promulgated on television and in online headers from North America to Great Britain reminded me of the early Greek philosopher Thales who taught that water, H2O, two parts hydrogen to one part oxygen, is the fundamental element without which nothing would exist. So … More Water