These days wearing a mask to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 disease (caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus) has become second nature. I always understood that coughing was one way viruses were spread. A cough propels water droplets from your lungs into the air and anyone close can inhale them. If your lungs also…

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The Science Circle sponsored a colloquium on online education, Experiences of Teaching Online from Different Perspectives, on January 8, 2021. With the mass exodus of students from the physical classroom due to the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, learning online has become the new norm. Teachers have literally been caught up in a revolution. While online activities…

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In Peter Pan, Wendy and Peter navigate to Neverland by following the “second star to the right and straight on till morning.” If all problems of navigation were so simple! Down through history sailors and explorers on land have sought functional ways to 1) know where they are at present and 2) to steer a…

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