Writing and Editing

The Quantum List Project: Blue Light Special

Why are blue things blue? Blue dyes, blue eyes, blue skies and even blueberry pies have one thing in common: they all generate electromagetic radiation with wavelengths between 450 and 495 nanometers – the range commonly known as “blue.” They …

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The Quantum List Project: You are my sunshine

Sunlight streams down on my kitchen table. Eight and a half minutes earlier, 93 million miles away, these photons left the surface of the sun. These photons were created deep below the sun’s surface, where hydrogen, crushed by the Sun’s …

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The Virtual World Postcard Project: Straight to the Moon!

Dear Friends, I woke up in Dublin. I didn’t know how I got there. I was wearing a space suit. As movie premises go, this would probably do for The Hangover Part VI. But this wasn’t the movies. This was …

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The Quantum List Project: No more tears

I once made my science teacher cry. As a teen, I devoured chemistry and (especially) physics like a fiend – I had no doubt then that I would one day be a scientist. A double PhD in astrophysics and mathematics, …

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The Rorschach Latte Art Project: Blotte diem

I’m stirring in my own interpretations of this week’s blottes to get the ball rolling. Don’t let my reading colour your own, though: Every human-blotte interaction is unique. Blotte 1 I got this cup at The Gabardine, a Toronto bistro …

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