Tag Archives: physicists

If it seems obvious, it probably isn’t

There’s an interesting paper that someone (I forget who) highlighted on Twitter. It’a about when science becomes too easy. The basic idea is that there are pitfalls to popularising scientific information. Compared to experts, laypeople have not undergone any specialized … Continue reading

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xkcd – physicists

This cartoon, brought to my attention by John Havery Samuel, seems quite apt given what I sometimes try to do. Also, a little self-mockery is always a good thing.

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