"Hey guys! This Friday we invite you come delve into the world of mathematical modeling with Ted Pavlic! 3pm in PSF 652.
TITLE: "What Are Computational and Mathematical Models, and Why Bother?"
Generally speaking, a…"
"This post would make a really engaging and powerful poster in a conference. Cartoons always draw people's attention and the text is simple, but rigorous and will make people think about deep concepts related to the origins of life.
"I think this post makes a number of good points that have really been lacking in our class discussions so far. The adaptability of life, especially life on Earth, is a great way to characterize what is and is not alive. It has a few…"
"As an astronomer like Alicia, I found her blog post particularly valuable for explaining some different scientific approaches to a person who may not be aware of them. In astronomy, experimentalists don’t exist because we just…"
"This article is a great introduction to the philosophy of life!
The difficulty of creating a definition for life that satisfies scientists from all disciplines is explained in a rigorous but easy to understand way. This explanation is powerful…"
"Hey Cole,I really like this idea, but I feel like it has a few problems. I think one of your questions at the end, "Or are we still stuck with all the problems of defining life?" speaks for me here. What exactly are the…"
"Really interesting post. It's interesting how there's no consensus on what defines life because we know so little about the conditions required for life, but humans can easily classify the degree of life of other organisms. While…"