Book review : Uranium, by Tom Zoellner

Here is a post I should have published last year as I read Uranium, by Tom Zoellner. Here is my review. It offers a detailed history of the discovery and the use of the 92nd element in the periodic table of the chemical elements. Will the 21st century be Uranium’s century like the 20th was… Continue reading Book review : Uranium, by Tom Zoellner

Is climate change to blame for more tornadoes ?

To BusinessWeek : ” The tornado outbreak that killed 327 people in the Southeast last week may have been the largest in U.S. history, with an estimated 305 twisters, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said. “ “More than 600 tornadoes formed in all of April, compared with the previous record of 267 set in… Continue reading Is climate change to blame for more tornadoes ?