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Our Place In the Cosmos and the Role of STEM in the Advance of Civilization

Symphony of Science Our Place In the Cosmos Two years ago, Wired Magazine reported that Neil deGrasse Tyson would host a sequel to Carl Sagan’s Cosmos which aired on PBS three decades ago. The producers of the new sequel say the new series will tell “the story of how human beings began to comprehend the laws of nature and find […]

Solving Systemic Problems Requires Systems Thinking

As many of my colleagues and online acquaintances may know, my professional work has largely been grounded in the application of systems theory, to analyze and solve problems calling for a systems approach. Now that I’m mostly retired, I’ve increasingly begun to reflect on the larger class of problems that plague humankind, above and beyond […]