Daily Archives: January 8, 2013


Every now and again, twitter can be the source of pure comedy gold. This happens to be precisely what happened yesterday with the #overlyhonestmethods hashtag. I have no idea who initiated this trend, or why, but it’s seen the a … Continue reading

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❝ The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, (s)he’s one who asks the right questions.❞ Levi-Strauss

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Lord of the Rings

This is a completely gratuitous Saturn appreciation post. Just because. All image credits: NASA/ESA

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The Oldest Fossils in the World Life has existed on planet Earth for a long time. Precisely how long, however, is a question which many are still searching for an answer to. The most recently discovered piece in that puzzle … Continue reading

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One single image to explain the shape of the field lines around a bar magnet. I don’t think any further comment is necessary here!

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I don’t know if you’ve ever watched Vi Hart‘s videos on YouTube, but they’re really quite fantastic. Honestly, if mathematics had ever been made as interesting as she manages to make it back while I was actually studying it, I … Continue reading

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