Posts categorized under: old

  1. Tragedy of Great Power Politics? Modeling International War
  2. Re-evaluating the values of the tiles in Scrabble™
  3. The Skeleton Supporting Search Engine Ranking Systems
  4. When will the Earth fall into the Sun?
  5. Creating an Earth
  6. A Curious Footprint
  7. A Homemade Viscometer I
  8. Batman, Helicopters, and Center of Mass
  9. Tales from the Transit of Venus
  10. How Cold is the Ground II
  11. How Cold is the Ground?
  12. End of the Earth VII: The Big Freeze
  13. Earth Day 2012: Escape to the Moon
  14. Money for (almost) Nothing
  15. Pi storage
  16. Calculator Pi
  17. A Clarification
  18. Pi-rithmetic
  19. Moving Pi-ctures
  20. A Very Small Slice of Pi
  21. Primes in Pi
  22. F-91 Revisited
  23. Proofiness: A look into how mathematics relates to American political life
  24. Time Keeps On Slippin’
  25. The Stars Fell on Abe and Frederick
  26. How Long Will a Bootprint Last on the Moon?
  27. Report from the Trenches: A CMS Grad Student’s Take on the Higgs
  28. Physics Challenge Award Show II
  29. Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse!
  30. Physics Challenge Update
  31. The Linear Theory of Battleship
  32. Physics Challenge II: Marty McPhysics
  33. A Tweet is Worth (at least) 140 Words
  34. Futurama Physics
  35. Fun with an iPhone Accelerometer
  36. Physics in Sports: The Fosbury Flop
  37. Grains of Sand
  38. Lifetime of Liquid Water
  39. Coriolis Effect on a Home Run
  40. Counting Critters
  41. Day in the life of Clicky
  42. Clicky Data v1.0
  43. Clickin’ the Night Away
  44. Anatomy of an Experiment I - The Question
  45. End of the Earth VI: Nanobot destruction
  46. Earth Day Special: Post-Apocalyptic Literature
  47. End of the Earth V: There Goes the Sun
  48. End of the Earth IV - Shocking Destruction
  49. Matt Raises Clicky From the Dead
  50. A Sense of Scale (in Dollars and Cents)
  51. Collective Wanderings
  52. Special Virtuosi Book Announcement!
  53. Nickel Gnomes
  54. Blown Away
  55. Physics Challenge Award Show
  56. Japan Nuclear Crisis
  57. Apologies + Saturn!
  58. Fun Fact: Lebron James Plays Basketball
  59. Problem of the Month: Gilligan Physics
  60. Life in the Infrared
  61. Free data set of the month: Imaging Spectroscopy
  62. Exploration of Cameras I
  63. The Magnetar Credit Card Swipe
  64. Falling Ice
  65. Darts
  66. Holiday Hidden Message Revealed
  67. Benford’s Law
  68. Holiday Hidden Message
  69. A Buffoon’s Toothpicks
  70. Problem of the Week #3: Solution
  71. The Law and Large Numbers
  72. Your Week in Seminars: Short Thanksgiving edition
  73. Problem of the Week #2: Solution
  74. Your Week in Seminars: One for Two Edition
  75. Problem of the Week #3
  76. Problem of the Week #2
  77. Pet Projects
  78. Your Week in Seminars Dark Edition
  79. Problem of the Week #1
  80. Your Week in Seminars: Conformal Edition
  81. Your Week in Seminars Fermionic Edition
  82. Paradigm Shifts 3: With a Vengence
  83. Your Week in Seminars Intro Edition
  84. Four Fantastic Books (3 of which are free)
  85. Caught In The Rain II
  86. Beards and Pulsars
  87. Paradigm Shifts 2: Paradigm ShiftER
  88. Breaking Intuition
  89. Visualizing Quantum Mechanics
  90. Microseconds and Miles
  91. Quantum Chess!
  92. Paradigm Shifts 1
  93. Remembering two things
  94. Caught In The Rain
  95. Ringing A Bridge
  96. Terminal Velocity 2: A Theorist’s Experimental Experiment
  97. Teminal Velocity
  98. The Wrath of Blotto
  99. Steak Dinner
  100. On the Death of Karl Schwarzschild
  101. Something Bugging Me
  102. Zombpocalypse
  103. The Impossibility of Why
  104. Life as an Experimenter - Reflections
  105. Life as an Experimenter - Day Three
  106. Life as an Experimenter - Day Two
  107. Life as an Experimenter - Day One
  108. How Long Can You Balance A (Quantum) Pencil
  109. My Pepsi* Challenge
  110. Memorial Day Distractions
  111. Cryopreservation
  112. I was born on Wednesday
  113. Why is the Grass Green?
  114. Flying back
  115. Fishy Calculation Followup & New Contest
  116. Esoteric Physics I - The Hall Effect
  117. Physics of Baseball: Batting
  118. Cell Phone Brain Damage: Part Deux
  119. Solar Sails III (because two just isn’t enough)
  120. Ask a Physicist: Volume I
  121. Solar Sails II
  122. Solar Sails I
  123. Solar Sails Addendum I
  124. Solar Sails Addendum II
  125. Why Black Holes from the Large Hadron Collider Won’t Destroy the World
  126. Freezing in Space II - Turn On The Sun!
  127. Freezing in Space I - Blackest Night
  128. Human Radiation
  129. Letting Air Out of Tires II
  130. Physics as Magic?
  131. Letting Air Out of Tires
  132. The Beer Diet
  133. Cell Phone Brain Damage… or not.
  134. Some of the Best Advice You’ll Ever Receive
  135. End of the Earth Physics III- Asteroids!
  136. Earth Day - Earth Units
  137. Nobody Really Gets Quantum
  138. End of the Earth II - Blaze of Glory
  139. Laser Launching
  140. Laser Gun Recoil: Follow-up
  141. Q Factors
  142. The End of Earth Physics I
  143. Entropy and the Arrow of Time
  144. Physics for non-physicists
  145. Onsager’s Tour de Force
  146. Another Reason Why The Core is Stupid
  147. Locating the Sun Photo
  148. The malleability of theory
  149. Bubbles!
  150. On the Nature of Many Penny Systems
  151. On the Superposition of Hip and Hop
  152. Fishy Calculation
  153. Would a laser gun recoil?
  154. Ask a Physicist
  155. Lessons in Prohibition: One
  156. Falling water - hot or cold?
  157. Railguns
  158. LaTeX Test
  159. A New Beginning