We only have one Earth

We only have one Earth

By virtually growing up on a farm, I learned how humans and other organisms interact and how those interactions affect the environment. Early on I saw the detritus left behind by those who came before us. Glass beer bottles and aluminum beer cans were a common sight...
Wonder and understanding

Wonder and understanding

I am not a scientist but I believe in investigation and discovery. The answers that science has revealed and continues to reveal about us, our world, and our universe, are awesome, in the original, old-fashioned meaning of that word. I don’t understand the...
Science itself is a perpetual march to exact order from chaos.

Science itself is a perpetual march to exact order from chaos.

Every historic advancement in all great civilizations is borne of scientific discovery. The discipline of science is not some secret conspiracy. Rather, scientists around the world “conspire” to unlock the secrets of the universe, to learn how it works and...