Trivial Pursuits

As I age, I'm dealing with the inevitable realities of diminished mental capacity. Neuroscientists have suggested that our minds peak at 22 and start deteriorating around 27. Based on personal experience, that sounds about right. That's not to say that I'm getting dumber. In fact, there is no age at which we can't still learn … Continue reading Trivial Pursuits

The God Particle

"God Particle is Found" This is pretty exciting news if a) You're a science geek or b) You're an intelligent adult whose interest in reality doesn't end at the Jersey Shore. So, there, I just made it easy for half (more?) of you to skip past this post. Now, isn't this a more intimate affair? … Continue reading The God Particle