Following the glyphosate money trail

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On November 27, 2017, the European Union (EU) agreed on a five-year renewal period for glyphosate, an herbicide used in the Monsanto product Roundup. The agreement followed a petition to ban glyphosate due to controversial studies stating that it could be carcinogenic. Approved by more than 160 countries, glyphosate accounts for approximately 25% of the […]

The rich, biographical stories of Feynman and Wheeler in Halpern’s “The Quantum Labyrinth”

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  John G. Cramer. Department of Physics. University of Washington.: http://www-users.york.ac.uk/~mijp1/transaction/TI_30.html#3.2 Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory (a.k.a. Wheeler-Feynman time-symmetric theory): In layperson terms, imagine you push on a wall. However, the wall can sense that you are going to push on it, and so it pushes you before you even start to push it, thereby canceling out any force you […]

History Teaches Us Everything

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It is in history that we understand who we are as a collective and who we are as individuals, it is whom we seek to be and whom we become. What value do we place on history? I could not think of a better time to honor the importance of historical preservation than in July, the […]