Category Archives: Rambling

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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Today I Learned

Hampstead Heath Constabulary appear to have taken on the role of personal trainers to the community. As I took my officially-sanctioned exercise (stroll) today, one of them was driving very slowly along the paths wide enough to accommodate his car, … Continue reading

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#PhysicistsAtHome

Katarina Anthony and the education and outreach team of the ATLAS experiment have started soliciting short videos from across our collaboration (and hence across the world) as we all hunker down and try to work from home during the Coronavirus … Continue reading

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