Month: April 2016

Sue's News

Rethinking dandelions

It finally feels like Spring has arrived. It’s the time of year when those of us in the Northeast begin judging our neighbors’ lawns and waging war on dandelions.  Since I don’t use pesticides, our lawn does not win any awards for lushness.  When I get ambitious, I’ll pull the …
Weird & Whacky

What is an X-ray?

I’ve been writing a lot about X-rays lately and was curious about how the term originated. X-Rays were discovered in 1895 by physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen. Rontgen’s discovery occurred accidentally in his German laboratory, where he was testing whether cathode rays could pass through glass. At this time, he noticed …