Just put some foil over the top of a bowl and for some reason was suddenly transported back to covering a port on a UHV chamber. Haven’t done that in a while. 

A Docade?

Subtitle: How the IOP made me feel old! The IOP AGM is coming up soon. As part of the announcement the usual sort of bumph is mailed out, including a list of candidates for various positions. Among those names, standing for “Vice-President, Science & Innovation”, one is quite familiar. Sarah Continue reading

A Slinky Paper

Via the always wonderful What if? what may be my new favourite silly paper. I can’t help but think there are some fun A-level/undergrad experiments to be had out of that. Come to think of it, I have a staircase, so if I get a slinky…