Avoid the Reservoir (Even if you Like the Water).

When most people speak of reservoirs, they are discussing impoundments or collections of water, usually kept behind a dam that spans a river or valley. Most generally these reservoirs serve a host of purposes including flood control, drought protection, recreation, municipal water supply, hydropower, and industrial. While environmental scientists are interested in this type of …

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Frequency and Prediction: Strings and Things

In 1913 a brilliant scientist by the name of Neils Bohr created a model of the atom as a small, positively charged nucleus surrounded by electrons that travel in circular orbits. For some years after, the atom was believed to be the smallest building-block of matter. Yet in the 1940’s and 1950’s, the atom was …

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