Category Archives: Writing

Pi, and why we don’t melt

I got involved in a discussion the other day, initiated by the science writer Natalie Wolchover, about the geometry of the Earth and our intuitive understanding of it.

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Focus: Why are bubbles round?

I may not have added to this blog for quite some time, but I have been writing… For example, there was this paper on LHC data and composite Dark Matter. Perhaps more accessibly, I have been writing some little physics … 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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URL right

I changed the title of my previous post, because I was worried it would mislead people, or at best look like a crap pun. It was originally called “A boost in testing times”. The potentially misleading — and entirely unintentional … Continue reading

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