The Mysterious Magnetic Personality Of Our Star

Lisa R. Parker

Our Solar System emerged about 4.56 billion years ago from the mixed remnants still lingering from the long-dead, nuclear-fusing searing-hot cores of earlier generations of ancient stars. Our Sun was born the same way as other stars of its generation–from a dense frigid blob tenderly tucked within the billowing, undulating […]

Biology-Insects-Termites-Macrotermes bellicosus

Lisa R. Parker

Termites are sometimes referred to as ‘white ants’, but they are not ants and are not related to them. They are most abundant in tropical and sub-tropical countries where, in some cases, their ‘nests give rise to large, prominent mounds. All termites form extensive colonies with one egg-laying queen and […]

A Guide for the Beginners in Data Science

Lisa R. Parker

What is Data Science? One simple and straightforward definition of data science would be the collection of insights from raw figures. This field has contributed immensely to research, business, and many aspects of everyday life. The numerous fields that the science deals with are engineering, scientific method, math and statistics, […]

Nature’s Numbers by Ian Stewart

Lisa R. Parker

The book under review Nature’s Numbers by Ian Stewart is worth reading by one and all. Ian Stewart is the author of over sixty books. In a very lucid style he explains the complicated mathematics that is found in nature to a layman. He writes the well-known ‘Mathematical Recreations’ column […]

Home Schooling – Why Do It?

Lisa R. Parker

Many people look at home schoolers and wonder how and why they do it. Some people think home schooling is a hassle and think “why don’t you just send your kids to school so they can be taught by a professional?” It all depends on your world view. If you […]