Now the physicists are putting together carnivals: it's Philosophia Naturalis #1. Hey, aren't these carnivals kind of like…stamp collecting?
tags: philosophia naturalis, blog carnivals
The 15th edition of Philosophia Naturalis, a blog carnival devoted primarily to physics, astronomy and the earth sciences, has just been published for you to enjoy. I am pleased to report that they included a piece that I wrote, so I am happy about that!
1687 - Isaac Newton publishes Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
1951 - William Shockley invents the junction transistor.
1996 - Birth of Dolly, first cloned mammal. Dolly died in 2003 and now resides at the Royal Museum of Scotland (above)
1998 - Japan launches a probe to Mars…
"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life." -Muhammad Ali
You might not think that boxing, the sweet science, and physics, the most fundamental of all the sciences, have much in common on the surface. But look a little deeper and you'll find…