My On-Again, Off-Again Relationship with Eggs by Patrick Davies Trumper As a young man, I was often asked why I was a vegetarian. I would reply that I was an animal liberationist and that animals didn’t deserve […]
Is there a Journalist in the Wall Street Journal? Not if you need unbiased journalism.
Is there a Journalist in the Wall Street Journal? Not if you need unbiased journalism. by Patrick Davies Trumper Joseph Epstein writes in his Wall Street Journal article “Is there a Doctor in the White House? Not […]
The Wave of the Century
Phil tells the story of the search for Gravitational Waves, and one of his earliest lecturers, now a much lauded professor
Okra is brain food for physicists
As a young girl in India, Madhu Bhaskaran was encouraged to do well in maths by her grandmother, who cooked her the vegetable okra before every maths exam, “to sharpen her brain.”
Shooting Star collides with star
I wrote this as a writing test in a job interview for CSIRO. Thought it was OK – but i didn’t get the job…. Have you ever wondered what would happen if a shooting star collided […]
Duck sex is so wrong
Bawdy, scientifically accurate limericks about duck sex. Dedicated to For Patricia Brennan, duck copulation and penis researcher from University of Massachusetts.