This awesome horse was held back, but won conclusively, winning another 1.75 million dollar stakes. American Pharoah does it again, wins Haskell Invitational. Picking up exactly where he left off, American Pharoah comes away with the victory in the 2015 Breeders' Cup Haskell Invitational - his first win since claiming horse racing's triple crown. TRIPLE CROWN … Continue reading AMERICAN PHAROAH WINS 8TH STRAIGHT RACE

Antimatter, the discovery in 1932

Physicists began speculating in the late 19th century that there may exist particles and matter that are exact opposites of the matter that surrounds us, mirror-image anti-atoms and perhaps even whole anti-solar systems where matter and antimatter might meet and annihilate one another. But on this day in 1932, American physicist Carl Anderson discovered the first … Continue reading Antimatter, the discovery in 1932

What Concepts and Emotions Are (and Aren’t)

August 1, 2015 § 12 Comments Lisa Feldman Barrett has an interesting piece up in yesterday’s New York Times that I think is worth some attention here. Barrett is the director of the The Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory, where she studies the nature of emotional experience. Here is the key part of the article, describing her latest findings: The Interdisciplinary … Continue reading What Concepts and Emotions Are (and Aren’t)