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War Poetry

The marching band came down along Main StreetThe soldier blues fell in behind O it was sad enough, weak enough, mad enough,Light in their loving as soldiers can be.First to risk choosing them, leave alone losing themNow, in far battle, … Continue reading

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Fourier analysis and the Uncertainty Principle

As I mentioned here, I was one of many contributors to the Cosmic Shambles “Nine Lessons and Carols for Socially Distanced People” extravaganza just before Christmas. My bit was a short physics chat trying to give some insight into how … Continue reading

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Nine Lessons 24

I was privileged to be part of this, and the wrap-up/running order is now up at the Cosmic Shambles Network. Top quote “If this whole thing reads like a weird fever dream. It was.” Some highlights will be up there … Continue reading

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Cross Reference

I once saw a reference letter that a Senior Physicist had written for a colleague I had worked with closely. The letter compared my colleague to me, along the lines of “X is as good as Jon at Y, but … Continue reading

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