Tags » William Thomson

Flames finally claimed the Royal


LEGEND has it that the skull of murdered far northern Queensland farmer, William Thomson is buried somewhere in the backyard of where once traded Mossman’s Royal Hotel. 1,609 more words

Queensland Hotels

Data: Famous Sayings about Data worth remembering!

Data has always been important to business, so with the ever increasing talk about data and analytics I thought it would be fun to remind people about some of the well known axioms / sayings. 462 more words


"It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar"*...

A professor of physiotherapy, Dr. Curran Pope’s practice embraced “diseases of the mind and nervous system”, which he treated with both electro-therapy, and hydrotherapy in his own sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky.   422 more words

Editing Cavendish: Maxwell and The Electrical Researches of Henry Cavendish

I’ve recently put the preprint on the arXiv of my conference presentation last September, on Maxwell’s edition of The Electrical Researches of Henry Cavendish.

Although, probably, Maxwell’s least significant contribution to science, I argue that we can learn a lot about his attitudes and preoccupations during the last five years of his life from the way he tackled this task.

History Of Science