Health & Science

Opinion - Health
3:02 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Obamacare, Net Neutrality, and "Whac-a-Mole" Regulation

IPFW Associate Professor and medical ethicist Abraham Schwab.
Credit Courtesy / Abraham Schwab

Senator Ted Cruz made news last week when he responded to President Obama’s call for Net Neutrality with a tweet claiming that Net Neutrality is Obamacare for the Internet.

Cruz’s tweet has been criticized by Al Franken among others.

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Health & Science
2:59 pm
Sat November 15, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Potential Energy

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about potential energy.  

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Health & Science
3:55 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is Kinetic Energy?

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about kinetic energy.  What is it, and what are some examples? 

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Health & Science
11:58 am
Sat November 1, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is a Super Ball?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about super balls.  What are they, and what do they teach us about elasticity? 

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Health & Science
11:11 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is Convection?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about convection.  What is it, and what are some examples? 

Health & Science
11:09 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is a Lava Lamp?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about lava lamps.  What are they, and what are they made of? 

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Opinion - Health
9:44 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Going Gently into that Good Night

IPFW Associate Professor and medical ethicist Abraham Schwab.
Credit Abraham Schwab

Brittany Maynard recently announced her decision to end her life. By all accounts she’s an articulate bright young woman who is afflicted with an aggressive brain tumor. Her prognosis includes prolonged suffering and a loss of control. In part because of how vocal she’s been and in part because she is young and looks so vibrant, she has brought national attention back to the question of physician assisted suicide (PAS).

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat October 11, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What are Wind Instruments?

In this week's episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from from Science Central talks about wind instruments.  What are they, and what are they used for? 

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Health & Science
7:37 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is Wind?

In this week's episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains wind.  What is it, and where does it come from? 

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Omnibus Lectures
12:25 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Interview: "Cosmos" Host Neil deGrasse Tyson, Part Two

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson guided the Ship of the Imagination as host of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Tyson visits Fort Wayne Oct. 21.
Credit Courtesy / Fox

For much of his career, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has made it his mission to, as he puts it, "bring the universe down to earth."

As director of New York's Hayden Planetarium and one of the premiere science communicators of his time, Tyson has guided millions of people through the wonders of the universe, most recently as host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a reboot of Carl Sagan's 1980 PBS series.

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