- Bob Doyle - Astronomy
Brain and stomach have a connection
Your hunger and desire to eat goes back to early humans who had no assured supply of food. Back then, humans ate to build up a surplus (in the form of fat) in the event of famine.
Here’s how to buy earth, sky telescopes
This column will cover locally available telescopes (monocular, binoculars and spotting scopes) that you can use both during the day and night (on sky objects such as the moon and planets).
New space book an excellent reference
When I was a youngster, there were a number of books on astronomy that I really enjoyed. Aside from college textbooks, most books had few diagrams or photos, save a central section where a number of photographs were bunched together.
Science Sunday views Middle East animals
My Science Sunday talks for December will be on unusual mammals of the Middle East. These public presentations are given at 4 p.m. in room 224 in FSU’s Compton Science Center. This presentation will be given again on Dec. 9 and Dec. 16.
Learn about our planet’s key features
Recently, I had a MRI of my spine and a battery of X-rays of my back. These procedures confirmed my family doctor’s diagnosis as to why I had pains in my legs when walking my dog.
Let’s begin grading political video clips
Now that the election is over, I have wondered how the campaigns could have been gentler and less abusive.
Here’s how you figure out what’s left behind
To most adults, an estimate is the amount of money that house repair or car repair will likely cost you. These estimates are made by a house repair person or someone in the service department of your car dealer.
Science talks feature mammals from Asia
In November, my Science Sunday talks (at 4 p.m. in Compton Science Center) will be on Asian mammals. Our half-hour presentations are in Compton 224, a large classroom next to the Pendulum on the second floor.
How far away can you actually see?
At night, the most prominent object sky in view is our moon. Light takes 1.25 seconds to travel from the moon’s surface to our eyes.
These steps may ease students’ test anxiety
A sizable percentage of college students seem to suffer from test anxiety. This is enhanced when the students are taking courses quite different from their major or preferred area.
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