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Is Space a Human Place?

[no-caption] David Williams/SAPIENS From space junk and the International Space Station to space colonization and SpaceX, space is becoming a more human …


Graduation as seen by faculty

Last Friday, as my last work event at Whittier College (since my postdoc contract is finishing up), I went to graduation. A few observations …


Bourdieu on UC Santa Cruz

I just came across Pierre Bourdieu’s curious comment on American universities and their set-apartness from society: American universities, especially the most prestigious and …


The Key to Survival, In Space

It takes more than rockets to go into space. Becoming a multiplanetary species and not just visiting but living in space, on …