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Curiosity+Innovation=Elana Simon

“Curiosity killed the cat.” I heard that a lot growing up. Here’s another phrase that stuck with me- “Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die.” That, from The Charge of the Light Brigade, celebrating valiant soldiers. It made … Continue reading

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Mind Over Matter: Zac Vawter Test Pilots His New Leg

Mind over matter? Here’s the story: Zac Vawter’s new leg is a loaner – it’s a research vehicle actually – that only he can drive. Like a test pilot who travels the sky steering a state-of-the-art machine, Zac has been … Continue reading

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Curiosity+Determination=Sara Volz

Children are naturally curious about the world around them. They’re always asking how does this work and why does that happen? I once heard Buckminister Fuller comment that curiosity makes all children natural scientists. Science and curiosity are entwined like … Continue reading

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Flower Power: Art v. Science

When an artist ponders a flower, what is observed?  What does an scientist see? Here’s Richard Feynman’s take on it: Richard Feynman – Ode To A Flower from Fraser Davidson on Vimeo. Richard Feynman physicist, teacher, musician, was brilliant in … Continue reading

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