Over the last few weeks we’ve been spending a lot of time here at the University of Oslo putting together a Lego model of the ATLAS detector.
The ATLAS detector is one of the four main particle detectors sitting on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva. The ATLAS experiment was one of the two main experiments involved in the discovery of the Higgs particle in 2012. My research group at the University of Oslo contributed to the design and construction of parts of the inner sections of the ATLAS detector, and has been involved in the research following the start-up in 2009.
This is an amazing dialogue between Laverne Cox and bell hooks.
Embedding the video doesn’t seem to work, but you can watch it on colorlines.
Description: Laverne Cox is a critically acclaimed actress who currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, playing the groundbreaking role of “Sophia Burset,” an incarcerated African American transgender woman. Laverne is the first trans woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show. Time Magazine named Sophia Burset the 4th most influential fictional character of 2013.
Because it will be run by kids like these! Unless they’re corrupted by all the bigotry in the meantime of course. This is a video where a bunch of kids have been shown a commercial that a have gotten a lot of attention because it features a mixed race couple. Their response to both the […]
Zinnia Jones discusses the topic of disclosure in dating situations, a potentially dangerous situation for many trans* people.
This is an interesting video with an interesting twist. It’s by one of the few good Christian preachers I suppose. At least he’s a one of the good guys on this issue. But I think it also goes to show how conservatives have always been holding back progress in every area of society, including human rights.
Listen to what this American middle class straight white guy has to say!
Yet another video post. This one is a must have for anyone who gets hate for expressing themselves on the internet. Especially if you’re on the receiving end of misogyny. How to respond to hate-trolls: Thanks to @JillFilipovic for the link!
Posted by @center4inquiry on Twitter today. Moderator: Annie Laurie Gaylor Speakers: Sikivu Hutchinson, Rebecca Watson, Ophelia Benson, and Jennifer McCreight Filmed at the Center for Inquiry’s 2012 Women in Secularism Conference. www.centerforinquiry.net www.womeninsecularism.org Copyright 2012 Center for Inquiry Video produced by Adam Isaak with assistance from Bill Goodwin.