Author Archives: Doc Bretto

About Doc Bretto

Equal parts teacher, naturalist, teacher educator, and education researcher, I have a Ph.D. in science education and nourish my soul with a steady diet of anthropology, history, and philosophy--but also with photography, gastronomy, fußball/football, and freeriding in the European Alps.

Ripple Me This…

We’re all familiar with everyday waves of all types. There’s the Audience (or Mexican) Wave achieved when successive groups of sports fans briefly stand, yell, and raise their arms. There’s Teahupoo, which is located on the southwest tip of Tahiti and widely regarded … Continue reading

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That Whole General Relativity Thing…

Back in November 2015, interested people around the world (most quietly) celebrated the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s theory of general relativity. American Physicist Brian Greene, whom I once saw speak about string theory in Michigan back in 2002, was among those … Continue reading

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The Sunday Naturalist

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It has been quite some time since your Sunday Naturalist was on the trail, but it just so happens that this set of pictures was actually taken back in November 2014 but never published. Once fallen from trees, it turns … Continue reading

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