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Double Twit Experiment – What Brian Cox Gets Wrong

December 23, 2011

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If you missed Brian Cox’s ‘A Night With The Star’ on Sunday’s BBC2 at 9pm, here it is: ————————- When I used to teach secondary school physics, I was very disturbed by the reverence in which Cox was held (so to speak) by teachers and students alike. I think the appreciation he receives is indicative of most what is… [Read more…]

Double Rain-no

July 11, 2011

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A few months ago, I was at an art fair at the Science Museum in London.  While browsing, I became interested in a watercolour by David Roberts of the Suez Canal.  This rapidly caught the attention of the dealer who quickly rushed to my side. With the preamble about to begin, he asked me a few things about the Piranesi… [Read more…]

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