Physics For Life

As an engineer, the title of this book intrigued me. It’s called The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day and the striking red cover bears the universal symbol of science – electron orbitals surrounding an atom – except where the atom’s nucleus is usually pictured, it’s been replaced with a slice…

Good Judgment

There is a science and an art to prediction. Computers can handle the science really well. Put some factors in an algorithm and a well-programmed computer can tell you all the possible next steps but as to which of those possibilities will lead to the best outcome for some potential scenario you have created, even IBM’s supercomputer…

Like Einstein

You know him for his equation. You know him for the shaggy Afro he wears in the black and white photos that are usually used to reference him. You might even know him for being the guy who married his cousin – she was related to him both maternally and paternally. That kind of intermarriage…

Just Some Of The Women Who Changed The World

Science is objective but a book about female scientists can be quite subjective. This book might be even more subjective than most. Headstrong is a compilation of biographies of 52 women who changed Science – and the world, while they were at it. All were women who made great contributions to their field of medicine,…