Felix P. Lu

"Felix Lu, Ph.D."
Helpful votes received on reviews: 67% (2 of 3)
Location: Madison, WI, USA
In My Own Words:
Born in California Lived in San Diego for 30 years Lived in Los Angeles for about 1.5 years Lived in Durham, NC for 7 years, Worked at Target, UCSD, Boeing Satellite Systems, Duke University, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Currently living outside Madison, WI; Education (all from UCSD) B.S. Eng. Physics M.S. Materials Science Ph.D. Materials Science


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Impossible Cure: The Promise of Homeopathy by Amy L. Lansky
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
As a skeptic of most alternative medicines, especially Homeopathy, I was especially intrigued by the great reviews stating (and I paraphrase) things such as "incredible insight into how homeopathy works" and things like that. Well, the author honestly states that how and even why homeopathy seems to work is not currently understood and is undergoing more study. She makes a few careful analogies to "mysterious workings" of quantum physics and how that is apparently accepted...and reviews a few of the potential mechanisms that might help explain why Homeopathic remedies might work, which is interesting, but not convincing. I was looking for some description of the studies… Read more
Diffusion in Solids by Paul Shewmon
Diffusion in Solids by Paul Shewmon
This book by Paul Shewmon is very good and thorough. However, it is frustrating to use if you just want to read certain sections and pick up small parts here and there. There seemed to always be some variables which were defined elsewhere in the book and never mentioned again!