Saturday, September 27, 2014
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The ravages of climate change thunder onward, and recent
science doesn’t provide much hope.
(Parenthetically, it’s election season. You need to ask every candidate whether they deny climate change, in which case don't vote for them, And more importantly, ask what they’ll do to combat it. And vote accordingly.)
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Monday, September 8, 2014
Smithsonian Institution geographer Doug Herman, who is
following Hokule`a’s voyage around the world, has written a fine summary on
recent thinking about Polynesian navigation.
(Image: Hokule`a sailing in the rain during a voyage through the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Credit: Jan TenBruggencate)
Thursday, September 4, 2014
A fungus for all seasons: causes dandruff in humans, but afflicts lobsters, sponges and corals as well