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TAE and ITER: A Few Steps Closer to Fusion Power

One way or another, energy is in the headlines nearly every day. But I won’t be talking about the latest energy crisis, shortage or agreement. Instead, I’ll be looking at developments in fusion power from a few months — and … Continue reading

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Learning From History: It’s an Option

(From Wikipedia, used w/o permission.) From 1803 to 1806, Napoleon Bonaparte was defending France from the United Kingdom, the Holy Roman Empire, the Russian Empire, Naples, Sicily and Sweden. Or being thwarted in his dreams of conquest. At any rate, … Continue reading

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I’m Back! — So are Comments and ‘Likes’

I spent most of this week on a voyage of discovery — nifty metaphor, that — which ended with A Catholic Citizen in America finally complying with Electronic Frontier Foundation’s dream of personal freedoms and online civil liberties. In other … Continue reading

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Opulence in Miniature: Coleen Moore’s Fairy Castle

(From Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago; used w/o permission.) That’s the great hall in Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle, a 13-room dollhouse in Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. The museum’s online exhibit page for the great hall opens with … Continue reading

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