Physics of Ponytails

Prof. Raymond Goldstein of Cambridge University has ‘unlocked’ the complex curvature of ponytails.  Goldstein, a professor of complex systems has published his results in this week’s Physical Review Letter.  Entitled Shape of a Ponytail and the Statistical Physics of Hair … Continue reading

Holiday Book List

Forbes has these recommendations for gift (giving and receiving) for 2011 holidays What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite by David DiSalvo Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman Who’s in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the … Continue reading