@vidyasagar - Isaac Asimov
Best year-end list so far: Nature’s 10 - https://www.nature.com/immersive/d41586-018-07683-5/index.html
so 2 days left before my short session class begins and I wanted to ask a question: if you use a laptop/mac or a tablet/ipad, what are your favorite note-taking apps? I've been using OneNote and while I love it for the organization, exporting it is a MESS sometimes. hell, even printing notes can be a hassle sometimes.
One taught me love;
Onr taught me patience;
One taught me pain
compilation of ridiculous quotes from my astro prof Show more
A few personal favorites:
“Watch out for theorists, the have very few morals”
“So you have a big D, but do you have lambda?”
“And then you die or whatever”
@JamieEllison have you read the diary of a space zucchini from NASA? It’s a short read but very worth it from both an entertainment and science pov !
English has three sets of words that communicate "this place" : "that place" : "what place". Each meaning can be paired with one of three prepositions ("in", "to", and "from") to form a specialized locative word:
"in" - here : there : where
"to" - hither : thither : whither
"from" - hence : thence : whence
So "here" means "in this place"; "thither" means "to that place"; "whence" means "from what place"; etc.
#introduction Hello, I am interested in linguistics, electromagnetics, propulsion and ancient religions. Degrees in law, history, and philosophy. Science Fiction & Fantasy author, freelance lawyer and history teacher. Looking to make some connections and flesh out my RSS reader with interesting sources of articles on the above subjects.
Especially interested in good novels and articles about #colonization, from both a hard science and a wild-speculation or historic perspective.
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