A Formula for Inequity, Told in Four Generations

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Lucky Ducky and Hollingsworth Hound, and their forebears, demonstrate that r is indeed > g.

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Published 5:45 am Wed, Jul 9, 2014

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The 1944 science fiction story that predicted the atomic bomb

In 1944, fully a year before the first successful nuclear test, Astounding Science Fiction magazine published a remarkably detailed description of an atomic bomb in a story called Deadline. The story, by the otherwise undistinguished author Cleve Cartmill, sent military intelligence racing to discover the source of his information — and his motives for publishing it.

Tikis of Bora Bora

Mark Frauenfelder returns from vacation with a substantially-enlarged collection of tiki photographs.

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