'Sideways Look' Blog
Some background. For a long time the main political parties in the United Kingdom were called the Tories and the Whigs.
A relatively painless way to learn about science is to read biographies of scientists.
If you want to capture the essence of the English countryside, my recommendation would be to spend time in the county of Shropshire.
The older I get the more I appreciate those who explore and document the history of science, and especially the history of paleoanthropology.
Among the fossils recovered from Swartkrans in 1949 were two fragments that preserve the proximal end of the right femur.
“For every complex problem, there is a simple, easy to understand, incorrect answer” -Albert von Szent-Györgyi
It will not be long before we will be receiving emails from the Graduate Admissions Office of GW’s Columbian College suggesting we come and pick up the files of the applicants for our HOMPAL
When I was a lad the electronic media largely consisted of radio.
Silvana Condemi and Ger-Christian Weniger’s 2011 edited volume (Continuity and Discontinuity in the Peopling of Europe, Volume 1) commemorating the 150th anniversary of the discovery of
The Heat to Light Index (sometimes abbreviated to ‘H2L’ and computed as Heat/Light x 100) is a little known but valuable way of quantifying the contributions made by individual scientis
Way back in the Neolithic, when I was in the UK equivalent of US high school, we took two sets of examinations.