In spite of everything I shall rise again, I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing. — Vincent Van Gogh
Back to Paris, the city of dreams. Seven years ago, the student I was came here in a rush to get his visa stamp for Japan. Today, I’m here to celebrate the new year in a city I’ve
August 2017 ended with one of the worst disasters the state of Texas has ever witnessed. Hurricane “Harvey” set a record of rainfall in continental U.S., inundated more than hundre
I had a chance to revisit the northern part of California last week. My last visit dates back to two years ago.
One of the best things about California is the weather. That was
The topic of global warming has transformed during the last decades from a vague scientific hypothesis to a fierce political debate. Today, there are strong reasons to believe the
It was sunset, and there I was at the Ataturk airport, ready to find my way out and explore. Years have passed before my wife and I decided to give Istanbul a shot.
I had a good time attending this year’s SEG convention.
SEG stands for Society of Exploration Geophysicists and is the largest community of geophysicists worldwide. Industries and
This essay by Isaac Asimov is an insightful reflection on the power of involuntary thinking. For tasks requiring the intellect, we’re drawn to believe that the more conscious thoug
“And so it turned out that only a life similar to the life of those around us, merging with it without a ripple, is genuine life, and that an unshared happiness is not happiness .
I have two children, one of whom is a son born on a Tuesday. What is the probability that I have two boys?
My first reaction after reading this in the ScienceNews website was: “w