Author: Bryan Lowder • Page 1/1

Bryan Lowder is a bioengineer living with his family in Utah. He enjoys imagining that he has hobbies such as microcontroller programming, writing, mushroom culturing, and holography.
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The Hazards of Eating Bats

Bats, along with spiders and snakes, are one of the most frequently feared animals. Ask any bat lover, and they will...
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Audio Masochists Rejoice!

You know how you sometimes pick at a scab? Or probe a sore spot over and over? Or take a second or third look at th...
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The Dancing Dead

Human beings, it seems, have always been interested in their innards. We view human interiors with a mixture of horr...
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That’s Mister Fusion To You

"Thermonuclear fusion" is a big phrase with big connotations. Related phrases that immediately come to mind include "...
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The Glass Engine

Philip Glass is one of the few "serious" composers that you may have heard of. You haven't? Well, consider this your...
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Deep Impact

On the Fourth of July 2005, NASA successfully executed what may be their coolest mission ever: to shoot the comet 9P/...
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DIY Holography Part I– Hand Drawn Holograms

Yep, hand-drawn holograms. No film or laser beams required. All you need is a hard, dark, reflective piece of plast...
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Don’t Catch a Fat

There's been a lot of research findings about obesity in the past few decades, but this seems to be the weirdest yet:...
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An Electric Spring in Your Step

Forget those hand-cranked radios. Forget pocketfuls of heavy D-cells. And especially forget those nifty Faraday-effec...
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Liquid Telescopes

Ask any astronomer if she’d like a perfectly parabolic six-meter-diameter mirror at one-fiftieth the price, and she’l...
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