Botanical Marvels: How Plants Catch Light and Take Flight
April 8, 2020
Land plants enhance our world in many ways, but some of the most amazing ways are at the micro level and atomic level.
Why Milankovitch Cycle Theory Is Like Astrology
June 22, 2018
Sometimes a hunch proves to be unworkable. The Milankovitch Cycle theory has too many complications. It’s time to give it up. In the 1920s, Milutin Milankovitch, a Serbian astronomer, mathematician and popularizer of science, had a bright idea. Knowing that certain orbital cycles drift over time, he wondered if they could influence the earth’s climate. […]
Sunflower Motion Is a Black Box
May 30, 2016
Something as commonly observable as sunflowers following the sun is difficult to explain.