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Posts Tagged ‘star trek’

Bottling light —

The February show of WNYC’s Radiolab, called ‘Speed‘, contains three great stories. I am encouraging everyone to listen to the show or at least to the segment called Master of the Universe (about 44:48 minutes into the show).   It is about the work of Danish scientist Lene Vestergaard Hau (above) who has not only slowed light from the speed […]

Star Trek: the mad cow link —

I think I’m slowly losing my marbles.  There I was, about 50 minutes into the Star Trek movie at the local movie house, popcorn and drink at hand, enjoying an afternoon off work.  Just as Kirk and Uhura were convincing Captain Pike of the Romulan ruse, I get a text from the kid’s pastor at […]