Weekly Reading: Vampires!

This week I got back into some vampire fiction by reading The Fall, which is the second book in the Strain trilogy.  You are probably aware of the show on FX that starts season 3 in a few days… or may have started already.  I can’t keep up. I have been reading vampire books and watchingRead more

Recollection Wednesday: Dark Sun

It took me about a year to read Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb.  It’s not that I didn’t like the topic, it’s that I don’t care enough about the science.  There is a lot going on in the book.  You have the science going on in this book.  A LOT OF SCIENCE.  NotRead more

Recollection Wednesday: Zero

This week I am getting into the micro-history of science.  Today I look back at Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea. I read this book about 7 years ago when I started the Book Lust challenge.  I was still working at Fitchburg State and found myself spending time with more scientists and mathematicians. I amRead more