Category Archives: Amatuer

The razor’s edge

Last January, I started an experiment to see how many times I could use a single disposable razor blade before it was unusable. I discovered several years ago that the thing most likely to cause the blade to become dull … Continue reading

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Science in your own back yard

Via Wired comes the story of an amateur astronomer who was able to observe astronauts at work on the International Space station. This reminds me of the fact that science is not some kind of endeavor limited to people with … Continue reading

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