Category Archives: Physics

buffalo

Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo is a sentence where the same word functions in four different roles. Adjective-subject-verb-adjective-direct object. It is probably possible to distinguish the roles played by the two adjectives, but that would take the skills of a … Continue reading

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Big Paper

The Big Paper is out again.  This is a good omen – like sunshine after rain or daybreak after a long night.  It means my ideas are overflowing from their usual recesses of an A5 journal or a computer screen.  … Continue reading

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Where to start from?

It’s been a quiet and fruitful autumn.  I last posted in September, feeling a need to harvest the many crops of the past year of writing, Writing Circles, running and reading. And in that time of quiet, a time of … Continue reading

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Some good news!

I had some good news a few weeks ago. Among the many hats I wear, I am a science content consultant to a company in India called HeyMath! I work with them on a project called HeyScience! developing short (3-5 … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse

Over the past four weeks, I’ve been in a greenhouse. Not a real one, although maybe someday we’ll grow our own tomatoes and cucumbers and marigolds all in a row.  But a virtual one, hosted by Kristin Noelle.  Kristin’s blog, … Continue reading

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LiEBsteR Award

In December, Ieteke at withyourcoffee surprised me by nominating this blog for a LiEBsteR award.  You can read more about the award here. The rules of this award are as follows: Post eleven facts about yourself. Answer the questions the … Continue reading

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A Moveable Forest

For about a week now, the thought has been going through my mind, ‘It’s time.’    I notice the silhouettes of the branches against the amber evening sky – a golden hue unique to winter – and I think ‘It’s time.’  … Continue reading

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