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Editor, columnist and podcaster for Scientific American @sciam magazine. Opinions expressed are my own and are subject to revision with new information.

Baseball Great Thanks Tommy John Surgery, Decries Its Frequency

scientificamerican.com — In his induction speech at the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday, pitcher John Smoltz credited Tommy John surgery with resurrecting his career, but hoped that the number of such procedures could be lessened in the future. "I've been given an opportunity as one of the only players, the only one right now, to be inducted into the Hall of Fame with Tommy John surgery."

Cities Could Win Economically by Losing Olympics

scientificamerican.com — According to sports economist Andrew Zimbalist, most cities that win the right to host the Olympics will spend far more to prepare for the games than they estimate in their winning bid. Steve Mirsky reports
Jul 27, 2015

Mayor's refusal to sign host contract to get 2024 Olympics almost certainly a win for Boston scientificamerican.com/podcast/episod…

Jul 27, 2015

RT @SteveMirsky: Mayor's refusal to sign host contract to get 2024 Olympics almost certainly a win for Boston scientificamerican.com/podcast/episod…

Betting Lots of Quatloos on the Search for Alien Civilizations (Part 2)

scientificamerican.com — Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100 million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos. Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100 million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos.
Jul 21, 2015

RT @sciam: Betting lots of quatloos on the search for alien civilizations (Part 2) @sciam podcast w Stephen Hawk... bit.ly/1RLwKKP #science

Betting Lots of Quatloos on the Search for Alien Civilizations (Part 1)

scientificamerican.com — Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100 million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos. Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100 million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos.
Jul 21, 2015

RT @sciam: Betting lots of quatloos on the search for alien civilizations (Part 1) @sciam podcast with Stephen H... bit.ly/1I97wLr #science

Alien Intelligence Search Gets Major New Push

scientificamerican.com — Entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner talks about the just-announced $100 million Breakthrough Listen Project to search for extraterrestrial technological civilizations. Are we alone in the universe? "Well, ' Are we alone? ' is one of the oldest questions, and numerous generations of scientists and just people are curious looking at the sky."

Pluto Mission Finally Calls Home

scientificamerican.com — At 8:52 pm, July 14, 2015, an all's-well signal from the New Horizons spacecraft finished its 4.5-hour, 3-billion-mile trip from near Pluto through the solar system to alert mission control on Earth that it was in working order and had succeeded in gathering data. "Okay, we are in lock with carrier...stand by for telemetry."

Pluto, Ready for Your Close-Up!

scientificamerican.com — At just before 7:50 am today, July 14, 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach to Pluto. After a 9.5-year, 3-billion-mile voyage, the ship got within about 7,750 miles from the surface.
Jul 14, 2015

RT @sciam: Pluto, ready for your close-up! @sciam podcast of New Horizons mission press conference bit.ly/1Lf6LFY #science

What If Ancient Romans Had Invaded America?

scientificamerican.com — An astrophysicist's novel considers the contingency of history Imagine a world in which this magazine never existed. In that version of existence, the chief resident at New York's biggest hospital is a homeopath, I'm selling aluminum siding and right now you're reading the Daily Racing Form.
Jul 07, 2015

Here's a nice what-if story: what if the Romans had invaded North America ow.ly/Pi1VK

Connecticut's Delamar Hotel Southport: Boutique New England Meets New York Chic

justluxe.com — Jun. 23rd, 2015 Only 80 minutes from Midtown NYC, and a quick walk from Southport Connecticut's train station, Delamar Southport's classic white clapboard colonial architecture situated on the Old Post Road looks like it's been a fixture here since the town's 19th century maritime heyday.

Restore Research to Preserve the American Dream

scientificamerican.com — Norman Augustine, former CEO of Lockheed Martin and former Under Secretary of the Army talks about the report he co-chaired for the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Restoring the Foundation: The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream.
Jun 23, 2015

RT @sciam: Ex Lockheed Martin CEO Norm Augustine on the vital role of research in preserving the American Dream ... bit.ly/1fxjc4d #science

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Jul 28, 2015

RT @danagould: Watched The Bachelorette finale. Nothing speaks more to the sanctity of marriage than watching two people win one on a game show.

Jul 28, 2015

@nadiamdrake @LeeBillings Is the Congressional committee going to vote on whether or not the ocean exists?

Jul 27, 2015

Mayor's refusal to sign host contract to get 2024 Olympics almost certainly a win for Boston scientificamerican.com/podcast/episod…

Jul 26, 2015

RT @grudging1: @KagroX Ha. 90% of these people who think they'll be cowboy heroes can't find their seat returning from the bathroom.

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