Tag Archives: Science

When QUANTUM comes to call

Tell it to go away! Continue reading

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Assertions

There’s one that’s true. Continue reading

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Nothing

There’s much ado about it . . . Continue reading

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Unnecessary ologies

In a book* about research in teaching there’s a sentence which made the eyes of a certain teacher glaze over: “Ontological assumptions will give rise to epistemological assumptions, which have methodological implications for the choice of particular data-collection techniques”. We … Continue reading

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Noddle models

Brains evolved (and survived) by making mental models, not by understanding reality – whatever that is. Continue reading

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Funny

Three ways of being “funny” . . . Continue reading

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Science

Is that what’s in the Science Museum? Continue reading

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Paradigm lost

You can stretch an interpretation of the evidence just so far . . . Continue reading

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Causes

It’s good to know what you don’t know 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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Making sense of the Universe

But not yet. . . Continue reading

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Professor Peter’s particle

A massive mystery at CERN Continue reading

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It’s good to doubt a dogma

I think, therefore I doubt Continue reading

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On the end of the world being nigh

Scientists become prophets Continue reading

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I wonder

A celestial put-down 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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Science and religion

It’s a mystery Continue reading

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In theory

A Theory of Everything isn’t everything… Continue reading

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