Every circle is alive.

14 October 2009 grant b 0

This sounds awfully New Agey for Yale, but apparently, physicists there have discovered that metal circles have a tiny amount of persistent energy flowing through […]

We can see electrons.

18 September 2009 grant b 0

Or, well, their valences, which is as good as it gets without Heisenberg getting in the way. Yeah, the Corante Pipeline has a post describing […]


4 May 2009 grant b 0

It’s soooo cute! Look at the widdle wight buwb! Aw, New Scientist, if that tiny lamp isn’t the cutest thing ever!: Chris Regan’s team at […]


17 October 2008 grant b 0

At last! A peppy, eternal polka that illustrates the movements of subatomic particles! Found in this fun Hey, Poindexter! interview, which also includes the following […]

Large Hadron Rap

4 September 2008 grant b 0

Yes, the LHC is exciting. I own that. But is it *this* exciting? That’s a bunch of particle physicists (I think) dancing inside the LHC […]

Levitate me.

31 July 2008 grant b 0

Step back, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The Telegraph reports on a new a levitation machine: Professor Ulf Leonhardt and Dr Thomas Philbin, from the University of […]