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The pressure of living on Earth

Published Feb. 26, 2007 My barometer log records the passing of the remnants of Hurricane Katrina through northeast Ohio in August 2005. On Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 8:25 a.m., my barometer recorded a pressure of 29.82 inches, and I made … Continue reading

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Futuristic dictionary from the past

Published Feb. 2, 2009 I use the latest editions of dictionaries for writing and editing, but I love old editions, which often include sections that offer what is now historical information or a look at another time. One edition of … Continue reading

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Wandering through a dictionary of science

Published April 14, 2011 I mentioned Avogadro’s number in an older column and had to relearn it to write about it, chemistry classes being several decades past for me. “The American Heritage Science Dictionary” provided the answer. I found listings … Continue reading

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