Science

Science

Feb
20
Among the Birds of the Mitten

Among the Birds of the Mitten

Experiences in birding throughout lower Michigan, with a title adapted from John Muir.
26 min read
Mar
12
How to Make a Free Throw

How to Make a Free Throw

Illustrated, with figures and elementary kinematic modeling
8 min read
Jun
02
Pluto Isn’t a Planet. Nothing Is.

Pluto Isn’t a Planet. Nothing Is.

I am not a planetary scientist, or an astronomer of any kind. But I am a writer, I do think I can call out the actual scientists for what I see as arbitrary and non-useful language. And, from where I stand, the word “planet” is a very arbitrary, useless term indeed.
8 min read