I was just out for a bike ride, during which an idle thought came to me about a rule of thumb that might deserve publicity. This rule of thumb is that the mention of wormholes in a popular science book, … Continue reading ?
Scott McLemee writes about the shelving of books, spinning off Matt Selman's list of rules for shelving books RULE #1: THE PRIME DIRECTIVE -- It is unacceptable to display any book in a public space of your home if you have not... Read Post
Over at Evolving Thoughts, John Wilkins pokes string theorists: Ernst Rutherford, the "father" of nuclear physics, once airily declared "In science there is only physics. All the rest is stamp collecting". By this he meant th... Read Post