Month: March 2012

Beam shape corrections to the Law of Reflection

The law of reflection states that with respect to an imaginary line that is perpendicular to the surface of the reflecting object, light will be reflected at the same angle and at the same plane as it was incident.  Euclid,…

Climate change: What more can science organizations do?

From global terrorism and the spread of disease to the dangers of global warming, we are increasingly facing the sorts of threats for which governments everywhere will need to turn to their scientists. (“The scientific impact of nations,” Nature, 15 July…

Coming Home for Good: for Real?

By now it is likely that most PhDs outside the country must be aware of the UP Balik PhD Recruitment Program launched last February. In case you have somehow missed it, here is the link to the memo from the Office…