Monthly Archives: December 2011

Oh, Christmas Trees.

The Shetland Library has just informed its followers on Twitter and Facebook about this Christmas tree: Which is way too cool, and has given GrrlScientist and I an idea for next year’s tree (although if we use all of our … Continue reading

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VWXY Hockey Pool Week 10 and reproducible research

I’ll be shocked if anyone remembers this post from last year, where I put up the results of the hockey pool Cath Ennis organised. But another year, another pool.

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The source of a quote about the Second Law?

A few years ago I saw a quote up on the wall on the MRG lab in Helsinki, and I’m wondering if anyone knows its provenance. It went something like this: The Second Law of Thermodynamics, as it applies to … Continue reading

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On Ugly and Not so Ugly Maths

This week I’ve been writing a grant application. This has meant trawling through a pile of literature I wasn’t terribly familiar with. During that trawling I found this piece of rather ugly maths:

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