Tag Archives: science

Units of Measurement

I am generally all for not legislating anything, but the world really does need to use a commonly agreed system for physical measurements. That system is, like it or not, metric. Or rather SI units. I am sure I am not alone in thinking that some mistakes were made in the SI unit system —… Read More »

Higgs Boson

The Higgs Boson, eh? Buggered if I know what’s going on. My grasp of physics is, while not post-graduate level, better than the average citizen. When it comes to quantum, my brain just hurts. I don’t feel any shame at that. Richard Feynman told us why: I think I can safely say that nobody understands… Read More »

Square Frames of Reference

I have a physics problem. I last thought about it a few years ago, and thought I had forgotten it, but I found an old email where I described it. So that I don’t lose the idea again, I’m making it a blog post. (I’ve also got the answer I think). Andy is riding his… Read More »