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February 14, 2008 | by Tom Tritton
A quick Web search yields a plethora of sites containing periodic tables. Some of my favorites are the Wooden Periodic Table, the Periodic Table of Comic Books, and the Periodic Table of Science Fiction.
Posted In: Education | History
January 24, 2008 | by Tom Tritton
Legendary Harvard professor E. O. Wilson wrote Consilience, a wonderful book on connections between the sciences and the humanities. The wildly ambitious goals were to reduce the fragmentation of understanding across disciplines so common in our highly specialized world and to seek linkages between the technological and the literary spheres.
Posted In: Education | Policy
January 17, 2008 | by Tom Tritton
I suppose you can tell how high in the elemental firmament something is by how many letters its chemical symbol has. Clearly carbon, hydrogen, and fluorine attain high status since they merit single-letter symbols: C, H, F.
Posted In: Education
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