Monthly Archives: February 2010

Chile’s Earthquake

My first response during disasters is to immediately begin teaching those around me, providing context for interpreting the news stories of far-away horror. I am nervous of over-representing myself as an expert. I am in training as a Master of … Continue reading

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Happy Polar Bear Day!

Every year on this day, I check on the status of polar bears. This past year, we learned polar bear cubs look very cute when they hitch a ride, and that their purple tongues are very, very long. Cute, yet … Continue reading

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Measuring the Speed of Light

My chocolate is far too tasty to destroy in my non-existent microwave, but if anyone got anything chalky and kinda gross for Valentine’s, don’t fear! You can use that inedible cocoa-flavoured wax for at-home physics experiments!

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