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Welcome to my online home.  I’m either entertaining at a comedy club or college, or lost in a sci fi bookstore.  Or maybe I’m teaching a workshop. If not, I might be watching my Star Trek dvds.  Again.  Check out my blog and follow me on Twitter to find out!

Next Up: IBHA Performance, Friday, August 8

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littleBigHistory

I borrowed this image from littlebighistory.com. Cool right? Next Friday, I get to perform at the International Big History Association conference. Funded generously by Bill Gates, this group “…seeks to understand the integrated history of the Cosmos, Earth, Life, and Humanity, using the best available empirical evidence and scholarly methods.” (From ibhanet.org)

So – my work fits right in, since I use the scientific history of the universe as a frame and back drop for a comedic love story in my show, The Physics of Love. (http://jenniferjoyonline.com/physics-of-love)

The performance is at 12:30, Creekside Room, at Dominican University in San Rafael, …

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The SciArt6 Troupe

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For several years, I’ve been working with the Association of Environmental Sciences and Studies (aess.info), bringing the arts to their conferences.

This year, the conference is at Pace in NYC (June 11-14), so I decided to put together a troupe of NYC performers to create work inspired by the conference themes.  I was thrilled to find amazingly talented people who were also super-smart and able to read and understand the research that AESS members will present at the conference.  Together, we have created work that will entertain, inspire and inform.  The company:

BenuBenumerata Muhammad (Benu) is a slam …

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Upcoming Show: Scenes from the Anthropocene

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The SciArt6 Postcard

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Global Warming and the Polar Vortex

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Polar Vortex and climate change

You may be looking at this weather across much of North America and thinking, well, so much for global warming! That’s a relief. We’re gonna freeze to death, but at least we won’t boil to death!

Actually… it turns out that global warming may be the culprit for this cold weather.

The first thing to remember is that our global climate and weather systems are quite complex. When new factors are introduced, such as the heating effect of carbon and other greenhouse gases, the effect won’t simply be “it’s warmer”. For example, it will be warmer, but it will also …

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