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Interdisciplinary Studies: Musically Inclined

Interdisciplinary Studies: Musically Inclined

While we have a tendency to impose a boundary between science and the arts, some famous scientists weren’t only brilliant, but also musically inclined. At his mother’s urging, Einstein started violin at the age of six. While he initially loathed playing the violin, he became enamored with it when he listened...

 
 

Interdisciplinary Studies: Mind-Altering Substances

Interdisciplinary Studies: Mind-Altering Substances

Carl Sagan (1934 to 1996), the American astronomer who popularized his field (as well as maroon turtlenecks), was an advocate of marijuana. Under the pseudonym of “Mr. X,” he penned an article advocating cannabis use, which was published in the 1971 anthology “Marihuana Reconsidered.” He wrote how marijuana had inspired some of...

 
 

Interdisciplinary Studies: Breaking Bad

Interdisciplinary Studies: Breaking Bad

                              Organic Chemists study the element Carbon and the extraordinarily wide variety of different compounds that it can form. All known life is built mostly out of carbon so understanding its behavior is fundamental to understanding...

 
 

Interdisciplinary Studies: Autoclave

Interdisciplinary Studies: Autoclave

Good parenting… through SCIENCE! But for optimal (and non-toxic) results, please do not mix laboratory material with consumable goods. Back to Comics

 
 

Interdisciplinary Studies: Watson and Franklin

Interdisciplinary Studies: Watson and Franklin

Rosalind Franklin was a British X-ray crystallographer who made critical contributions to the understanding of the fine molecular structures of viruses, coal, and graphite. Her most pivotal contribution, however, was in enabling scientists to understand the physical structure of nucleic acids. Her work on the X-ray diffraction images of DNA...

 
 
 
 
 

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