Category Archives: GRAD 5104

The End is Near

Of this course, anyway.  And I wanted to take a moment I have to ask if you, my fellow peers, if you had questions for one another.  Not just questions for myself or for Karen, which we will have the opportunity tomorrow to do.  I want to know more about the other disciplines and how […] Continue reading

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The Choice of Higher Education

A lot of what was talked about this week revolved on the idea of changing higher education.  Many of us even talked about not requiring people to get bachelor or advanced degrees.  I agree to this idea, but only to an extent.  For now, I will limit this to the US, as some of what […] Continue reading

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Communicating Science

How can science be discussed more easily and communicated to those who are not in those fields.  That’s what I enjoyed about this topic.  Since I’m in the sciences, and I’ve done a lot of improv, this was quite a fun and interesting topic. Alan Ada and Brian Greene’s conversation (not sure if that was […] Continue reading

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Christmas Price Index

This is somewhat unrelated, but I figured I’d share. Heard the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” ?  Everyone at least remembers FIVE GOLDEN RINGS!!  Maybe Seven Swans A-Swimming?  Well, take a listen and then ask yourself, how much would all that cost?  How much did it cost 10 years ago?  Well, PNC Bank has […] Continue reading

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American Physical Society Statistics I suggest if you’re reading this to go to the link above and read that first.  Done? Okay, so as you’ve seen, there is much data on scientists (specifically physics here) from the years past and there is much to learn.  The amount of money a bachelor or a masters holder makes sometimes affects […] Continue reading

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The Third Test

I’ve uploaded several blogs already and I cannot seem to get them to work, so I try again.  For someone who can program, this is unusual and frustrating. Continue reading

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What is this blogging thing?

Well, here I am, testing out this blog.  Could say this is the trial run, hopefully if it works you can ask me questions on how I was able to get this far.  I even added the tag and hopefully, … Continue reading Continue reading

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