Articles by Jay Bryant

Back to Bulb Basics

The incandescent light bulb, it appears, is on the way out, and everyone is going to save a lot of money as a result. I'm telling you, it's not worth it. Here's my disclaimer. My great grandfather, Charles Stilwell,... Read More

Eliot Spitzer, At It Again

New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has been compared to Tony Soprano in that, as Stephen W. Stanton has put it, "He breaks the law. He lies. He intimidates. He makes his own rules, and he gets what he... Read More

The Heisenberg Principle

At the dawn of World War II, the greatest physicist in the world was -- at least arguably -- Leipzig University professor Werner Heisenberg, who was known by many of the other great physicists of the time to have been... Read More

Just Add Water

Last week, President Bush announced that the water problem in Iraq would be alleviated in two months. Given the complexity of the task, that wouldn't be a bad performance time utilizing the best 20th century technology.   This is,... Read More

The New Prometheans

Something really important is underway. It has the potential to improve the quality of life for millions of people, make vast fortunes for a few, stimulate the world economy, change fundamental human attitudes and create enormous passion, controversy, fear and... Read More

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