Just A Theory

Steve Disbrow

Another Crappy Column

I think it’s fair to say that science can be messy. Especially medical science. I mean, there’s blood and bones and synovial fluids and…. poop.

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Let’s Get Small...and Smaller...and Smaller

In last month’s column, I discussed distances. Specifically, large distances, as they are used in science generally and astronomy in particular. more »

Dec 10, 2014 5:14 PM Just A Theory

Going the Distance, Interstellar Style

You may have noticed that I have more than a few pet peeves. One of the biggest is the use of imprecise terminology in popular culture ... more »

Nov 13, 2014 12:00 AM Just A Theory

Research Roundup: Fall Edition

Wow! It was a super-busy summer, science-wise. So, this month, rather than focus on a single topic, let’s look at some of the bigger stories that popped up over the last few months. more »

Oct 2, 2014 10:01 AM Just A Theory

Scientific Theory: It’s Not Just A Guess, Folks

Maybe you haven’t noticed, but during the last few decades, a large number of Americans have become decidedly anti-science. This is ironic, given that the technology science has created ... more »

Sep 4, 2014 12:00 AM Just A Theory

Earth Almost Buys the Farm—Not!

“Unless we come up with a way to move the Earth out of the way, we are basically marking time until one of these things hits us.” more »

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Just A Theory

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