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  • The Science of Bicycles and the Joy of RAGBRAI XLVI

    RAGBRAI XLVI IS COMING!!   This year the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) XLVI will stop in Iowa City on Friday, July  27, 2018. It begins in Onawa on Sunday, July, 22, 2018 and will finish in Davenport on July 28th. The total number of miles: 428 and […]

  • Do You Have Your Head In the Clouds?

    Do you remember lying on your back on the grass and looking at the clouds – finding the shapes, marveling at all the differences? The types, the colors? Looking through old family slides and photos I discovered my father took a lot of pictures of clouds – as do I, my brother and my […]

  • May the F=mA Be With You!

    The next chapter in the Star Wars© franchise will be released at the end of this week. Have you ever wondered about physics in that galaxy far, far away? How did Han Solo and the Millennium Falcon make the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs, when a parsec is a unit of distance and not of […]