Maximum Brain Power in One Location

I came across an article about the 1927 Solvay International Conference on Physics. This conference brought together the world’s most notable physicists (Schrodinger, Heisenberg, Bohr, Planck, Curie, Einstein, etc. — see thumbnail below).   To give you an idea of the

Great Quotes About Money

More goodies from StrangeCosmos: “Early to bed and early to rise — till you get enough money to do otherwise.” – Peter’s Almanac “God is on every one’s side… and in the last analysis, he is on the side with

Energy Cost Crisis

I’ve previously noted that there is no such problem known as an energy crisis… it’s better to describe it as an energy cost crisis.  I came across an article in ExtremeTech where the author discusses his experiences in converting his home to solar

Copper Wire & Civilization

After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, New York scientists found traces of a copper-wire system dating back 100 years, and they came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than