Irish Class, November 17, 2014
Rang Gaeilge, 17 lá Mí na Samhna 2014
|Bíonn cosa crua ar chapall iasachta.||It is a hard foot on borrowed horse.|
|Is minic a bhí droch-chrú faoi chapall gabhann.||There is often a bad shoe on blacksmith’s horse|
CRÚBA NA CINNIÚNA
le Áine Uí Fhoghlú
Caibidil 1: Eachtra san Oíche [tuilleadh]
Irish Class, July 14, 2014
Rang Gaeilge, 14ú lá Mí na Iúil 2014
Labhair mé faoi Convergence
Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science … but if things continue as they have been the last couple decades, it will. This seems quite similar to the talk that Mia McDavid, Rachel Hadley and I heard him give in May
Irish Class, October 1, 2012
Rang Gaeilge, an 1ú lá Mí Dheireadh Fómhair 2012
A talk at Chicon 7. Friday, August 31, 2012. This was one of the best science talks I have heard in my life.
So You Want to Discover the Higgs Boson?
The Large Hadron Collider in Geneva recently announced the
discovery of the Higgs Boson, the particle long theorized to give mass to matter. But how do physicists detect particles… and how do we know this one is the Higgs? Hear a Ph.D. physicist teach the basics of particle detector technology (no physics background required!) and answer your questions about the massive machines used to study the smallest stuff in nature.
Notes from a panel at Chicon 7. Saturday, September 1, 2012, with weblinks and occasional
Curiosity: The Mars Science Laboratory
The Mars Science Laboratory has the ambitious mission to study the
climate, geology, and potential for life of Mars. Weeks after landing,
what have we learned? What do we expect to find out in the coming
Debate: “Resolved: Science Fiction Should Get Out of the Classroom and Back into the Gutter Where It Belongs” with Lester del Rey and Ivor Rogers
I must have been there, but I do not remember anything about it. It is an old issue and not to be taken too seriously,