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The Power of Science

Science. What does this word bring to your mind?  Maybe you think of test tubes and lab coats.  Maybe you imagine Albert Einstein and other brilliant, if eccentric individuals.  You see the double-helix from DNA, electrons clouding around a nucleus, microscopes showing organisms that are otherwise an invisible mystery. Amy Albritton’s life was dismantled by…

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Reflecting on the 4th of July

The 4th of July is right around the corner and for many of us, that means partaking in one of America’s great pastimes—fireworks.  Why do we celebrate with these rockets of firepower anyway?  Consider a letter written by John Adams.  Before the Declaration of Independence was even signed, he envisioned fireworks as a part of…