Who is Chemist John Polanyi?

Who is Chemist John Polanyi?

John Polanyi, still living and working at the University of Toronto won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in chemical kinetics.  This Berlin born scientist is still an active contributor to the academic world at the age of 91.

Evolution of Robotics – Let’s Take a Closer Look

Evolution of Robotics – Let’s Take a Closer Look

Evolution of robotics has been happening a lot longer than anyone realizes.  It began at least with the Egyptians over 1000 years BCE.  Developments in artificial intelligence are taking robotics so much farther. There are amazon links in this post.  As an affiliate I might make a small commission but at no cost to you.

How in the World Do Animals Keep a Stable Temperature?

How in the World Do Animals Keep a Stable Temperature?

Thermoregulation looks at the way different animals keep a stable temperature.  Animals, including humans, fall into one of two categories when it comes to how they keep their bodies temperature where it needs to be – endotherms or ectotherms.  There are some finer distinctions within these categories and as always, there are exceptions to the rule!

Why Darwin’s Valuable Ideas Make you Believe in Evolution

Why Darwin’s Valuable Ideas Make you Believe in Evolution

Do you believe in evolution?  For many of us, it is hard to argue with the mounds of scientific evidence pointing to genetic changes in organisms producing new species over time.  Darwin was a naturalist with a passion for exploring and had a detailed, logical mind which meant he documented all he discovered.  For a great many people, Darwin’s valuable ideas make them believe in evolution.