operation argus

Declassifying Operation Argus

Operation Argus marked the first time the earth’s magnetic field was visualized experimentally. 
Neighborhood Gardens

Neighborhood Gardens: A Housing Project Born of Unbridled Optimism

Long before Ferguson brought it into the news, St. Louis became famous for its monumentally disastrous Pruitt-Igoe Housing ...
Christopher Hogwood

Christopher Hogwood, Founder of the ‘Historically Informed Performance’ Movement, Dies

Christopher Hogwood's career, which spanned five decades, was defined by his groundbreaking quest for authenticity in the performance of early music, a movement that became known as "Historically Informed Performance" or "HIP".

Does Lobbying Really Help Corporations?

Analysis found that big lobbying doesn't necessarily go together with big profits.

Otsukimi: Celebrating the Autumn Moon

Otsukimi, falling on the 13th or 15th of October, celebrates the harvest moon.
Atlanta Symphony Hall - empty

The Atlanta Symphony Strike from an Organizational Science Perspective

Symphony Hall is dark. The Atlanta Symphony's 70th anniversary opening celebration is cancelled as the Symphony is on strike. What's the strategy?
Group of college students in the university amphitheatre, they are sitting and listening to a lecture.  Rear view. 

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Scholarly Advice for Potential New Undergrads

Some counterintuitive advice for students.

Indian Leopards Living High on the Dog

Unbeknownst to unsuspecting residents, a large number of leopards are prowling the fields and backyards of populated agricultural lands in India. 

What If the World Were Flat and Columbus Had Fallen Off the Edge of the Earth?

What if Columbus had never made it to America? 

Passengers Long Gone

Martha, last of the passenger pigeons.