Tower of Babble


Brian Koberlein

I am an astrophysicist and faculty at Rochester Institute of Technology. I write about astronomy, physics and the occasional other topic that strikes my fancy. Google+ | Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

You may also like...

2 Responses

  1. Brad says:

    Who else would combine Orwell and science : D Very relevant… ‘doubethink’ is everywhere, especially in this age when after a Google or Wikipedia search everyone thinks they’re an expert. Another fantastic piece of writing!

  2. hangingwall says:

    Great piece. The last section in particular reminded me of looking for a new iron and coming across one that used “ionic steam” to get the steam deep into the fabrics! I’m still at a loss as to what ionic steam is!

Leave a Reply


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: