Gravity

Like many other kids, I entertained the notion of becoming an astronaut. On family camping trips, I would gaze up at the stars and imagine what it would be like to travel between them. I thrilled in the images of astronauts unbound by the limits of gravity, every small action becoming a dance through space. … Continue reading Gravity

Resistance is Futile

Resistance is futile. So why do I grip in my hamstrings as I bend to touch my toes? Resistance is futile. So why do I kick up excuses at well-aimed suggestions? Resistance is futile. So why do I struggle against change?   Perhaps because resistance is human.   We assume that everything will be a … Continue reading Resistance is Futile

Transistance

transistance [tran′zis·təns] (electronics) The characteristic that makes possible the control of voltages or currents so as to accomplish gain or switching action in a circuit; examples of transistance occur in transistors, diodes, and saturable reactors. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. transistance [tran′zis·təns] (psychology) The … Continue reading Transistance