Lessons from the D.C. riot

Lessons from the D.C. riot

Lessons from the D.C. riot Written by Derek Monson  January 8, 2021 The riots in D.C. and storming of the U.S. Capitol Building – not to mention the four resulting deaths (as of this writing) – were tragic and unnecessary. They soured the hope and optimism of...
2021 needs two things to bounce back from 2020

2021 needs two things to bounce back from 2020

2021 needs two things to bounce back from 2020 Written by Derek Monson  January 5, 2021 During this first full week of 2021, many feel relieved that 2020 is behind us: We’ve concluded a tumultuous year of pandemic lockdowns, economic hardship and election...
The physics of COVID-19 vaccine momentum (and opposition)

The physics of COVID-19 vaccine momentum (and opposition)

The physics of COVID-19 vaccine momentum (and opposition) Written by Derek Monson  December 14, 2020 In society, some actions seem to follow a form of Sir Isaac Newton’s third law of motion: they generate an equal and opposite reaction. That seems to be true...