Monthly Archives: October 2013

Counting the stars…

In honour of Ada Lovelace day, I thought I should write a little about a personal hero of mine. The lady in this picture is none other than Annie Jump Cannon, responsible for one of the most important and well … Continue reading

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Seminar time, you say…?

I stumbled across a link the other day, posted to Facebook by a friend of mine, entitled “the 9 kinds of physics seminar“. And my gosh. It strikes the nail perfectly on the head. I feel compelled to re-post 4 … Continue reading

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Gosh, well that turned out to be rather a long hiatus, didn’t it? Ever since the vivapocalypse, life seems to have been all systems go. Evidently, moving to the other side of the planet to start a new job is … Continue reading

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