Monthly Archives: November 2010

Is -x^2 positive or negative?

So, is -x2 a positive, negative, or undefined quantity for real-valued x?  Ask any physicist or mathematician and they will say that it is a negative number for real valued x making things like: exp(-x2) between 0 and 1.  That … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck on Science

The following audio from a Glenn Beck show is illustrative of many things. Although he demonstrates incredible ignonance of evolution in this clip, he makes some good points…they just aren’t the points he thinks he’s making. http://cloudfront.mediamatters.org/static/flash/player.swf His main points … Continue reading

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