2014

  1. Special Brain

2013

  1. Quantum Mechanics: Trying to Sort the Physical from the Mystical
  2. Tragedy of Great Power Politics? Modeling International War
  3. Trigonometric Derivatives
  4. Re-evaluating the values of the tiles in Scrabble™
  5. The Skeleton Supporting Search Engine Ranking Systems

2012

  1. When will the Earth fall into the Sun?
  2. Creating an Earth
  3. A Curious Footprint
  4. A Homemade Viscometer I
  5. Batman, Helicopters, and Center of Mass
  6. Tales from the Transit of Venus
  7. How Cold is the Ground II
  8. How Cold is the Ground?
  9. End of the Earth VII: The Big Freeze
  10. Earth Day 2012: Escape to the Moon
  11. Money for (almost) Nothing
  12. Pi storage
  13. Calculator Pi
  14. A Clarification
  15. Pi-rithmetic
  16. Moving Pi-ctures
  17. A Very Small Slice of Pi
  18. Primes in Pi
  19. F-91 Revisited
  20. Proofiness: A look into how mathematics relates to American political life
  21. Time Keeps On Slippin’
  22. The Stars Fell on Abe and Frederick
  23. How Long Will a Bootprint Last on the Moon?

2011

  1. Report from the Trenches: A CMS Grad Student’s Take on the Higgs
  2. Physics Challenge Award Show II
  3. Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse!
  4. Physics Challenge Update
  5. The Linear Theory of Battleship
  6. Physics Challenge II: Marty McPhysics
  7. A Tweet is Worth (at least) 140 Words
  8. Futurama Physics
  9. Fun with an iPhone Accelerometer
  10. Physics in Sports: The Fosbury Flop
  11. Grains of Sand
  12. Lifetime of Liquid Water
  13. Coriolis Effect on a Home Run
  14. Counting Critters
  15. Day in the life of Clicky
  16. Clicky Data v1.0
  17. Clickin’ the Night Away
  18. Anatomy of an Experiment I - The Question
  19. End of the Earth VI: Nanobot destruction
  20. Earth Day Special: Post-Apocalyptic Literature
  21. End of the Earth V: There Goes the Sun
  22. End of the Earth IV - Shocking Destruction
  23. Matt Raises Clicky From the Dead
  24. A Sense of Scale (in Dollars and Cents)
  25. Collective Wanderings
  26. Special Virtuosi Book Announcement!
  27. Nickel Gnomes
  28. Blown Away
  29. Physics Challenge Award Show
  30. Japan Nuclear Crisis
  31. Apologies + Saturn!
  32. Fun Fact: Lebron James Plays Basketball
  33. Problem of the Month: Gilligan Physics
  34. Life in the Infrared
  35. Free data set of the month: Imaging Spectroscopy
  36. Exploration of Cameras I
  37. The Magnetar Credit Card Swipe
  38. Falling Ice
  39. Darts
  40. Holiday Hidden Message Revealed

2010

  1. Benford’s Law
  2. Holiday Hidden Message
  3. A Buffoon’s Toothpicks
  4. Problem of the Week #3: Solution
  5. The Law and Large Numbers
  6. Your Week in Seminars: Short Thanksgiving edition
  7. Problem of the Week #2: Solution
  8. Your Week in Seminars: One for Two Edition
  9. Problem of the Week #3
  10. Problem of the Week #2
  11. Pet Projects
  12. Your Week in Seminars Dark Edition
  13. Problem of the Week #1
  14. Your Week in Seminars: Conformal Edition
  15. Your Week in Seminars Fermionic Edition
  16. Paradigm Shifts 3: With a Vengence
  17. Your Week in Seminars Intro Edition
  18. Four Fantastic Books (3 of which are free)
  19. Caught In The Rain II
  20. Beards and Pulsars
  21. Paradigm Shifts 2: Paradigm ShiftER
  22. Breaking Intuition
  23. Visualizing Quantum Mechanics
  24. Microseconds and Miles
  25. Quantum Chess!
  26. Paradigm Shifts 1
  27. Remembering two things
  28. Caught In The Rain
  29. Ringing A Bridge
  30. Terminal Velocity 2: A Theorist’s Experimental Experiment
  31. Teminal Velocity
  32. The Wrath of Blotto
  33. Steak Dinner
  34. On the Death of Karl Schwarzschild
  35. Something Bugging Me
  36. Zombpocalypse
  37. The Impossibility of Why
  38. Life as an Experimenter - Reflections
  39. Life as an Experimenter - Day Three
  40. Life as an Experimenter - Day Two
  41. Life as an Experimenter - Day One
  42. How Long Can You Balance A (Quantum) Pencil
  43. My Pepsi* Challenge
  44. Memorial Day Distractions
  45. Cryopreservation
  46. I was born on Wednesday
  47. Why is the Grass Green?
  48. Flying back
  49. Fishy Calculation Followup & New Contest
  50. Esoteric Physics I - The Hall Effect
  51. Physics of Baseball: Batting
  52. Cell Phone Brain Damage: Part Deux
  53. Solar Sails III (because two just isn’t enough)
  54. Ask a Physicist: Volume I
  55. Solar Sails II
  56. Solar Sails I
  57. Solar Sails Addendum I
  58. Solar Sails Addendum II
  59. Why Black Holes from the Large Hadron Collider Won’t Destroy the World
  60. Freezing in Space II - Turn On The Sun!
  61. Freezing in Space I - Blackest Night
  62. Human Radiation
  63. Letting Air Out of Tires II
  64. Physics as Magic?
  65. Letting Air Out of Tires
  66. The Beer Diet
  67. Cell Phone Brain Damage… or not.
  68. Some of the Best Advice You’ll Ever Receive
  69. End of the Earth Physics III- Asteroids!
  70. Earth Day - Earth Units
  71. Nobody Really Gets Quantum
  72. End of the Earth II - Blaze of Glory
  73. Laser Launching
  74. Laser Gun Recoil: Follow-up
  75. Q Factors
  76. The End of Earth Physics I
  77. Entropy and the Arrow of Time
  78. Physics for non-physicists
  79. Onsager’s Tour de Force
  80. Another Reason Why The Core is Stupid
  81. Locating the Sun Photo
  82. The malleability of theory
  83. Bubbles!
  84. On the Nature of Many Penny Systems
  85. On the Superposition of Hip and Hop
  86. Fishy Calculation
  87. Would a laser gun recoil?
  88. Ask a Physicist
  89. Lessons in Prohibition: One
  90. Falling water - hot or cold?
  91. Railguns
  92. LaTeX Test
  93. A New Beginning
  94. About Us
  95. Contributors