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Flavorful Physics

Quarks are elementary particles that combine to form atomic particles. They were theorized by Murray Gell-Mann and George Zweig in 1964.

Originally they were pronounced “kwork” by Gell-Mann. 144 more words


The north side of Dublin

Saturday morning finally the rain had stopped. Actually the weather announced a mix of sun and clouds and it turned out to be true! Yeah, great way to start the day when a day-trip was planned. 386 more words


100 Years Later, What Have We Learned From James Joyce's 'Dubliners'?

Twelve years ago, I inadvertently began a literary ritual that I’ve kept alive to this day. It was late in the first term of my freshman year of college, and I’d been assigned to lead a discussion on James Joyce’s “The Dead,” the devastating final story in his collection… 841 more words


the wild heart of life

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

ONCE upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo….

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Modernist Fiction

Ulysses -- i sansernes vold

Af Ida Klitgård

Anmeldelse af James Joyce, Ulysses, oversat af Karsten Sand Iversen, Rosinante, 2014.

Fredag d. 7. november gik den danske presse i sanseligt selvsving – og i særdeleshed… 2,479 more words



Bill and I have finally completed our major intellectual undertaking of the year.  To be entirely accurate, I have. Bill fell away after six lengthy chapters. 979 more words

Getting Old

The Birth of Stephen Dedalus

Over the next three days there was a whole lot of texting. Most of our association with one another was via text or email. It is hard for me to imagine courtship without the use of technology. 1,618 more words