Daniel Ornstein

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All The Best Images From NASA's Black Hole Friday

In a proud and noble tradition stretching back a whole two years, NASA yesterday did Black Hole Friday, rather than just flogging a few Apollo …

Watch the magic of sound and science in 'Cymatics'

Sound never looked so good<p>Tallying up nearly two million views across Vimeo and YouTube in two weeks, my favorite thing on the internet today is still "Cymatics," a music video from Nigel Stanford from his new album Solar Echoes. Stanford put together a series of science experiments that …

2014 Physics Gift Guide

It's that time of the year when people start buying gifts. But what if you need to come up with a physics-based gift? Perhaps the gift is for a …

Education Week

Opinion Response: Formative Assessments Are 'Powerful'<p>Educators Jennifer Serravallo, Andrew Miller, Daniel R. Venables, Brady E. Venables, and Larry …

The Student Loan Crisis That Isn’t About Kids at Harvard

Huge student debts are tied to elite schools. But what about kids who attend state schools? Their debt has shot up too, and here’s why.<p>Student debt …

Getting Rid Of The Bad Apples Won't Improve Schools

The idea that schools are being held back by a legion of poor teachers is popular among policy makers in search of a crusade. If an expensive education system is not producing a nation of Einsteins, then who else is to blame but those at the sharp-end?<p>If only these bad apples could be forced out of …