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Wednesday 9th January 2019, 12.40pm (day 2,694)

Ripples on Ullswater, 9/1/19

Another nice visual illustration of a) physics and b) that it was far too nice a day to be sat in an office. I like also the little ‘V’ to the right which, if you look closely, seems to be caused by a swan, maybe mimicking that bigger metal brother. I bet its wake won’t end up spreading across the whole width of the lake though: which the boat’s did manage.

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Professor Schuster

Tuesday 4th April 2017, 10.45am (day 2,049)

Schuster bust, 4/4/17

Found myself in the Physics and Astronomy building on Manchester today, named for Arthur Schuster, physicist and coiner of the term ‘antimatter’ whose bust in the foyer currently sports a rather fetching pink bow tie and fluffy rabbit ears. And why not.

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Friday 22nd July 2016, 3.10pm (day 1,793)

Duck ripples, 22/7/16

An inaugural picture in a new series: “Animals illustrate physics”…

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