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I Got a Physics Degree and It Was the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done

Remember, like, three years ago I wrote a post about how I was going to go back to school and get a bachelor’s degree in physics? Ever wonder how that …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Surprise Evangelism, Cellular Galaxy, Mrs. Man’s Name, and Making a Science Fair Worth It

Sunday Funny: Why is the sky blue? (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 131: Popcorn Physics Mindy continues trudging through heat and energy by studying the first law …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Hairsticks as Weapons, the Origins of Ash Wednesday, Homophobia in the Middle East, and Parenting Trans* Kids

Sunday Funny: Vapor Ware (via Tree Lobsters) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 130: It’s Just a Phase Mindy has fun with phase diagrams. Mad Art Lab Blacksmithing, Hair Sticks …

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A close-up photo of the Lego model of the ATLAS detector at CERN.
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Playing with Legos at Work!

Over the last few weeks we’ve been spending a lot of time here at the University of Oslo putting together a Lego model of the ATLAS detector. The ATLAS detector …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Women Ruin Everything, The Brain Thief, and Anti-Vax Parents

Sunday Funny: Right Angles (via Tree Lobsters) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 127: Kinetic-Molecular Model of Ideal Gases, Part 2 Mindy continues trying to parse the kinetic-molecular model of …

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When Curiosity Kills

Science is a tool, and is inherently about understanding and knowledge. But science has also been used to destroy, a topic often explored in science fiction. Science is a double-edged …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Ideal Gases, Digital Footprints, and a Defense of Going Gluten Free

Sunday Funny: Gut Fauna (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 126: Kinetic-Molecular Model of Ideal Gases, Part 1 Mindy learns how to apply Newton’s laws of motion to …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Mary, Queen of the Jurassic, Pinteresting New Years, and Finding a Job in Academia

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 125: Timmy Fell Down the Potential Well Mindy tip-toes into the world of molecular energy. Godly Marriage and Other Christian Cruelties Elizabeth explains how …

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