Category Archives: Travel

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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Your mileage may vary

The corona-cancellation of travel, for both work and holiday, at least means I’m making some progress on a long-standing “to do” list.  I’m fortunate; we have a loft space where I can work, and my kids are old enough to … Continue reading

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Things beginning with P

I occasionally get asked, since the LHC is not currently providing collisions, what we’re actually doing now. Answers include Protons, Papers, Poppadoms, Preparation, Python, Pictures and Philip Pullman.

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