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Magnetic River

I stumbled across this yesterday as a result of an email from a friend who shall remain nameless (i.e. Anton). I remember seeing Prof. Eric Laithwaite… 97 more words

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Who was the Bringer of the Lines from Pauli?

Part of the entertainment at last night’s Physics & Astronomy Ball was a marvellously entertaining and informative after-dinner speech by particle physicist David Wark. David had to leave before the evening ended in order to get a taxi to Heathrow and thence a flight to Japan, so he missed out on the dancing and general merriment. 254 more words

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A Problem of Capacitors

Time for another entry in the Cute Problems ¬†category. I’ve been teaching a course module ¬†in theoretical physics this term so here’s one that my students should find a doddle… 73 more words

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AAA Day in the LIfE of the 137 SS Mystic - August 3, 2013 - N, SHE, and NUN ... where Egypt hid the swastika

“Be water my friend” – Bruce Lee

August 3, 2013

So where did Egypt hide the swastika?

How was it vEILed?

UPDATE March 24, 2014… 2,209 more words

AAA Day In The LIfE Of The I37 SS Mystic

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Responding to the Mail

What was that quotation by Oscar Wilde, “We are all in the gutter, but some of us aren’t reading the Daily Mail“? Last week that particular element of the gutter press took the opportunity to display its aptitude for racism and sexism in a snide piece about the appearance of two… 751 more words

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