Monday, August 15, 2022

Sholeh Patrick

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Updated 4 days, 2 hours ago

Everyday physics, and your own particle accelerator

The most high-profile physics subfield is high-energy and particle physics, where physicists try to break down a...

Updated 6 days, 2 hours ago
MLP kens her kennings

Want to learn something you didn’t know you knew?

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Summer heat tips

Especially after that prolonged winter weather, the sunshine has been great.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
How many lives do you have?

We don’t really have one life.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
MLP had not went

Your Mrs. Language Person is something of a fuddy duddy.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Think it doesn’t matter? Chaos theory says it can

Thursday’s column explored the ancient African concept of ubuntu — the idea we are all somehow connected, so that compassion for another person is, at heart,...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
'I am because you are'

That’s ubuntu: The belief that we are defined by our compassion and humanity toward others. A spirit of togetherness. Of our ability to work with one a...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Polls: Supreme Court gets mixed reviews

The close of the Supreme Court’s 2022 term this month was, as always, not without controversy.

Updated 1 month ago
SHOLEH: Sho’nuff y’all good

Well slap my head and call me silly: “Y’all” is, and y’all are, retaking yon claim to fame in American English.

Updated 1 month ago
Americans WILL road-trip in 2022

Nothing, it seems, is going to keep the average American from following through on summer road trip plans according to a slew of surveys.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
SCOTUS going rogue

Something unprecedented is happening in the U.S. Supreme Court, and I don’t mean abortion.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Idaho’s support of dads gets mixed reviews

Yes, Father’s Day is over.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
SHOLEH: Ten for the Fourth

Got hot dogs?

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Will this drug cure cancer?

It’s early days yet, but a small clinical trial at New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has produced shockingly hopeful results: All 18 patients...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Road tripping nets new friendship

Ever see those old movies with folks talking to strangers on a walkie talkie or CB radio — “Breaker one-niner, breaker one-niner, this is Road Hog. Over.”?