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Why some people are righties and others are lefties

‘Handedness’ theories even draw from world history                                                             Curiosity Corner by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson Emeritus Professor of Physics Lander University reprinted with permission   Question: Why are some people right-handed and some left-handed? (Asked by a curious “lefty.”) Reply: … Continue reading

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Curiosity Corner: Dual Citizenship

Dual citizenship possible, but complicated by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Lander University Question: Is it possible for a U.S. citizen to have dual citizenship with another country?  (Asked by a curious column reader.) Reply: Good question. … Continue reading

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Simple stir stick prevents superheated explosion

Simple stir stick prevents superheated explosion by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Lander University Question: I recently read a story about a boy being burned while trying to boil water in a cup in a microwave oven. … Continue reading

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Curiosity Corner: Tumblin’ tumbleweeds

Tumblin’ tumbleweeds are a pain in the west.  by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Lander University Here are a couple of “What is” questions. Question: What is tumbleweed? (Asked by some curious dude.) Reply: “Drifting along with … Continue reading

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Curiosity Corner: A touch of the grape may be good for the heart

  by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Lander University A touch of the grape may be good for the heart    Question: I heard on the news that grape juice may help prevent heart attacks. How is … Continue reading

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Curiosity corner: The tale of two kiwis — bird and fruit linked by looks

by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Lander University   Curiosity corner: The tale of two kiwis  — bird and fruit linked by looks Question: Are the kiwi bird and the kiwi fruit related? Reply: Well, not really. … Continue reading

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Curiosity corner: A pair of paradoxical points to ponder

I am proud to announce that Curiosity Corner has found a home away from home in the blogsophere right here on Rob’s Megaphone.                                                                           by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Lander University   Question: Somebody recently mentioned … Continue reading

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Curiosity Corner: Getting to know the lay of the land

I am proud to announce that Curiosity Corner has found a home away from home in the blogsophere right here on Rob’s Megaphone. My friend and former colleague Dr. Jerry D. Wilson has been publishing his column: Curiosity Corner as a … Continue reading

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