Category Archives: Science

Does sound make heat?

This is just a link to another of those quick physics answers I do sometimes for BBC Science Focus: Does sound make heat? The previous one of these sort of connected with a conversation I had on twitter. I think … Continue reading

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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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The relativity of age

Right, well the weekend was fun. We went to Cambridge which, while only 48mins away on the train, felt like an adventure in these coronaviral times. The world has shrunk to a plague-stricken village, while at the same time growing … Continue reading

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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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