Science

Nuclear Holy Grail

Our last nuclear topic: Fusion How it works: Nuclear plants use fission to produce energy. Basically, fission is splitting apart atoms. You break a bit of matter, which gets converted into energy through Einstein’s e = mc2 and presto! you have a bunch of energy. Fusion, however, is when you combine atoms. You still get […]

Nuclear Energy Recycling

Coming soon to power plants near you. As long as your definition of soon extends a few decades or centuries. Yesterday I talked about how today’s version of nuclear energy is a sorry replacement for coal. It’s the devil you don’t know. But nuclear energy is not fully understood yet. There are other forms of […]

Teaching Our Future Doctors False Science

When DNA was discovered in 1953, its discoverers called it the “secret of life”. DNA instructs each cell in our bodies what to do and when to do it. DNA is the recipe to every living organism on planet Earth. Delving into DNA has revealed an enormous amount of information on humans and how we […]