Category Archives: geeky science & health stuff

physics stuff, space, disease…

Wackiness in West Covina, CA, with a M*A*S*H star

A bit of weirdness on a PBS shoot with Mike Farrell of M*A*S*H, and a bit of wacky accidental comedy as a refresher. Mike Farrell = Class Act, amazing guy.

The two-slit experiment – and Bolognese Perfecto!

I try to make the famous two-slit experiment in quantum physics simple and accessible. Uh huh. How do you do that when the final results are utter nonsense? Also a terrific, smooth and rich Bolognese sauce – much better than the recipe I posted years ago.

Reflux or coronary? It may be your call

Joe, a pretty healthy guy in his 60s, was having increasing bouts of pain around or in his esophagus. Was it GERD, or something coronary?

Tick-borne Powassan virus on the rise

Maine has had no new Powassan cases since Lyn Snow’s death in 2013. But several sources say the virus is on the increase: as many as 4% of deer ticks may be carrying this extremely dangerous pathogen.