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Stories by Charles H. Greene

Frankenstorm Sandy: Stitched Together from Elements Both Natural and Unnatural

Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org, made a comment the other day that really captured the essence of the monster hybrid storm, Hurricane Sandy: "This thing is stitched together from elements (both) natural and unnatural." Most elements of this storm have indeed been observed in the past without any need for invoking global climate change as a causative agent.

October 31, 2012 — Charles H. Greene

Glass

An ancient substance of steadily widening utility, it is still poorly understood. It may be regarded as both an undercooled liquid and as an inorganic polymer with a highly cross-linked structure

January 1, 1961 — Charles H. Greene