Category Archives: Miscellaneous Academics & Learning

209P/LINEAR

This May, 209P/LINEAR will make the ninth closest approach to Earth of any comet on record; we may, near the time of its flyby, pass through the dust trails left by its previous orbits! This means that, on the night … Continue reading

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Getting your daily dose of randomly selected information

When I was younger, I read Wikipedia daily for several hours to acquire assorted knowledge and procure ideas for later, more detailed research. Although I’m not quite as good at making time for this anymore, I continue to get my … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the French Revolution

As part of my course work for A.P. European History, I’ve recently examined several primary documents detailing the thought processes of several prominent participants in the French Revolution.  This was, understandably, a time of radical social and political change; many … Continue reading

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According to Jim

This is somewhat of a response to Neil, who has written about this far more eloquently than I ever could.  Whilst we typically see eye-to-eye, his opinion here differs entirely from mine – please go read! That said, I sincerely hope that I am correct in … Continue reading

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