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Mooi gezegd

“Students are under the impression that when they are stuck and confused, they are doing something wrong. Think of it this way. What if you went to the gym to work out but you didn’t get sweaty and you weren’t

Mooi gezegd

“Students are under the impression that when they are stuck and confused, they are doing something wrong. Think of it this way. What if you went to the gym to work out but you didn’t get sweaty and you weren’t

The World conference of the WCGTC: Impressions from a first-timer

Published in the ECHA Newsletter, Volume 25, no. 2, 2011, reprinted with permission. From 8-12 August I visited the World Conference of the WCGTC, the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, in Prague, Czech Republic. I learned a lot

The World conference of the WCGTC: Impressions from a first-timer

Published in the ECHA Newsletter, Volume 25, no. 2, 2011, reprinted with permission. From 8-12 August I visited the World Conference of the WCGTC, the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, in Prague, Czech Republic. I learned a lot

TASP (Wednesday edition): Large Hadron Rap

What is the Large Hadron Collider? Rapper science writer Kate McAlpine explains: LHCb sees where the antimatter’s gone ALICE looks at collisions of lead ions CMS and ATLAS are two of a kind They’re looking for whatever new particles they

TASP (Wednesday edition): Large Hadron Rap

What is the Large Hadron Collider? Rapper science writer Kate McAlpine explains: LHCb sees where the antimatter’s gone ALICE looks at collisions of lead ions CMS and ATLAS are two of a kind They’re looking for whatever new particles they

It’s that time of the year again…

Everybody’s looking for : (Okay, or maybe homework, planets, or poetry.)

It’s that time of the year again…

Everybody’s looking for : (Okay, or maybe homework, planets, or poetry.)

Pi song with a different tune

It’s two weeks until official pi day (3/14), but here’s a treat: the website pi10k lets you pick 10 notes to represent the figures 0 through 9, and then plays the first 10.000 digits of pi for you. For those

Pi song with a different tune

It’s two weeks until official pi day (3/14), but here’s a treat: the website pi10k lets you pick 10 notes to represent the figures 0 through 9, and then plays the first 10.000 digits of pi for you. For those

New pictures of the hyperbolic surface

The strange thing has grown since the last post, so here are two new pictures. First one of the whole thing: And under the fold a detail.

New pictures of the hyperbolic surface

The strange thing has grown since the last post, so here are two new pictures. First one of the whole thing: And under the fold a detail.

TASP – the cute little animals edition

First stage of science is seeing what’s there, and giving everything names, right? So this is a perfectly acceptable first-stage-scientific poem: The Guppy Whales have calves, Cats have kittens, Bears have cubs, Bats have bittens, Swans have cygnets, Seals have

TASP – the cute little animals edition

First stage of science is seeing what’s there, and giving everything names, right? So this is a perfectly acceptable first-stage-scientific poem: The Guppy Whales have calves, Cats have kittens, Bears have cubs, Bats have bittens, Swans have cygnets, Seals have