Bring Science Home

Scientific American is feature some home science activities. I want to try it!

Refractive index database website

Nice website that gives you the refractive index of different materials. For metals, the data is taken from Palik or Johnnson and Christy.

When scientists sin

interesting article from Scientific American:

In his 1974 commencement speech at the California Institute of Technology, Nobel laureate physicist Richard P. Feynman articulated the foundation of scientific integrity: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself—and you are the easiest person to fool…. After you’ve not fooled yourself, it’s easy not to fool other scientists. You just have to be honest in a conventional way after that.”

full article:

Schodinger and Maxwell Equation: on their similarities

A talk at company on the solutions of the Schrodinger and Maxwell equations and how they are similar for certain cases:

The difference between Science and Engineering

I found the following article interesting, on how it describes briefly how science and engineering are different:

The Antiparallel Structures of Science and Engineering