On my daily “Let’s see what’s up on Twitter” check, I glanced at yet another mention of the paradox involving Schrödinger’s cat and instinctively thought about skipping it – mostly by fear of disagreeing with the context in which the famous thought experiment was discussed. See, I have no problem with Schrödinger’s cat. But as … More Schrödinger’s cat, and all that
Today I received an email informing me that WordPress.com produced an annual report for my blog. I didn’t need stats to acknowledge that this wasn’t the most lively place in 2015, yet one comment was nice – and uplifting too! Here’s the excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed … More 2015 blogging in review
Between December 2014 and January 2015 I was busy working on two contributions for Bang! science magazine, a student-run publication which – sadly – is hardly impossible to find outside of the Oxford ecosystem. ‘Issue 18’ of Bang! focusses on women in science. I wasn’t too convinced about the theme at first – not because I … More And science went “Bang!”
At the end of October 2014 I spent two weeks working at BBC Focus magazine in Bristol – an insightful experience that allowed me to contribute to a number of different projects. For example, I was asked to write an article for the magazine website about a collection of “space sounds” that NASA recently made … More Follow the link to… Focus!
My very first book review (of a book on the history of mathematical notation) has recently appeared in Science, and this blog seemed a good place for a little publicity. Here are the links to the article: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/rapidpdf/345/6192/41-a?ijkey=WAsze/KccpzYs&keytype=ref&siteid=sci (pdf) — http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/345/6192/41-a?ijkey=WAsze/KccpzYs&keytype=ref&siteid=sci (full text). Thank you for reading! P. S.: A minor comment – there might be … More ∫igns