Monthly Archives: May 2014

Nathan

Fey arrived at the classroom early, enthusiastic about what ideas her students might bring to class this time. She was counting on Nathan, a rather quiet kid, who had appeared to be the most talented in physics so far. It … Continue reading

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Emma

Girls tend to develop faster than boys before 21, an age at which they begin to see boys catch up to them. Most of them don’t experience any difference in terms of maturity past 27. Some scientists estimated that the … Continue reading

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Robotic Chambers

The robotic chambers made in China came in all sizes, highly configurable. The simplicity of the technology required to make them kept them affordable even for poor Chinese families. The preschool education curricula were divided into a few different categories, … Continue reading

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After Class

Fey was called by Christine to have a private conversation again. “They were probably faking loss of interest when you taught them about general relativity. If they couldn’t see the significance of such a theory, they would become lame mathematicians … Continue reading

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General Relativity

After Christine’s confrontation with Fey’s approach to teaching special relativity, Fey decided to teach general relativity differently. “Good morning, my dear Christish students. Yesterday, Christine and I had a discussion about pedagogical philosophy. She wanted me to teach you guys … Continue reading

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Dr. Edward Thompson

In 2052, a smart high school boy applied to both the biology program at Yale University and the medical school at Harvard University. His name is Edward Thompson. At 17, he got accepted to both schools. It was a time … Continue reading

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Identity Crisis

The Bible does talk about two mechanisms of immortality, which I am not going to repeat here. It’s sort of obvious anyway. One is to continuously renew the biological body, which Adam and Eve abandoned, and the other is to … Continue reading

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