In an article with The Atlantic, Lawrence Krauss, a theoretical physicist and Director of the Origins Institute at Arizona State University, noted that “People are interested in science, but they don’t always know they’re interested in science.” The spectacle that goes on when NASA launches a spacecraft or when there is an eclipse suggests that there may be some truth to this. However, we have all experienced the general disinterest in science that most people seem to have. It is quite obvious that most people get turned off by science at some point in their lives.Read More
Robert Stukowski| Dec 18, 2014
Astronomy is one of the world’s greatest sciences. As old as humanity, it’s the only field of science where amateurs and professionals are treated as equals. You don’t need much to be an astronomer, just a telescope and a willingness to look up. However, I live in a city, and no matter how much you want to you can’t do astronomy in a city.Read More
Robert Stukowski| Mar 23, 2016
Automatic teller machines (ATM) sound maintenance free until you have one. Then, you realize that you have to make sure your ATM has enough cash on hand to serve your customers. However, you cannot have too much cash. If your ATM has too much, you interest and insurance costs would increase without end, despite the lower delivery costs. If there is not enough, you will end up paying for it in additional deliveries, unplanned deliveries, and customer dissatisfaction.