New Website!

This has been a long time coming. I’ve been working on a new website for the past mont, and it is nowhere near done yet. The idea for this project has been percolating for the past few years. There are free stories, tutorials, and paper models. At this point, I think it is time for … More New Website!

Biological Integrated Circuits?

A bit of geek news on Slashdot this past week provided me with a small case of future shock and reminded me of a story I read many years ago.¬† Here’s the news link: http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/12/06/08/1815251/mits-self-assembling-3d-nanostructures-the-future-of-computer-chips Back in 1975, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle wrote a classic hard science fiction novel called “The Mote in God’s … More Biological Integrated Circuits?

New Type of Quark!

A news release from the Large Hadron Collider, near Geneva, Switzerland, tells of a possible explanation for the lack of antimatter in our universe. Part of the article mentions a new type of quark, called LHC-Beauty. If I recall my elementary physics, that means we now list seven types of quarks. They are, Top, Bottom, … More New Type of Quark!