Tag Archives: Physics

A short Planck

If there’s anything shorter, we wouldn’t be able to measure it. Continue reading

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It’s a granular world

But it might help explain a real-life problem . . . Continue reading

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Much ado about nothing

A vacuous poem Continue reading

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The Owl, the Pussy-cat and the telescope

An astronomical nursery rhyme Continue reading

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First impressions

Things are seldom what they seem . . . Continue reading

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Professor Peter’s particle

A massive mystery at CERN Continue reading

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The nick of time

Blink, and you’ve missed it Continue reading

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The Second Law and me

Down with entropy! Continue reading

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A lousy trick

Quantum woodlice Continue reading

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Perhaps

They seek him here, they seek him there… Continue reading

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I once saw Einstein on a train

Relatively easy? Continue reading

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Definitions

If they’re no good, or absent, they tell you something worth knowing Continue reading

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Spacetime

Why mathematicians are grateful to Einstein Continue reading

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Coriolis

Why winds and rockets seem to change direction Continue reading

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Rainbow’s end

Don’t tell Noah… Continue reading

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Science and religion

It’s a mystery Continue reading

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The electron

An identity crisis revealed Continue reading

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In theory

A Theory of Everything isn’t everything… Continue reading

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The mechanics of time

Time marches on – but what keeps it going? Continue reading

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g

A matter of some gravity Continue reading

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Spring into action

Try this at home Continue reading

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Centrifugal false

A myth is slain Continue reading

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The middle way

A creative tension Continue reading

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Wavicles

Waves, particles, or what? Continue reading

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Schrödinger’s dog

Canine revenge Continue reading

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Schrödinger’s cat

Cat-in-a-box Continue reading

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Cosmic conundrum

Shedding light on a problem Continue reading

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Newton’s Fourth Law

Good advice Continue reading

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