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The Large Hadron Rap

We’re doing science!

Posted on 23rd September 2008
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Want!

Have you ever been to the [tag]Particle Zoo[/tag]? They have stuffed animal versions of particles.

Yes. Particles. Like in Physics.

I must have this:

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A Dark Matter stuffed animal! How can you go wrong with that?

Posted on 15th July 2008
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Two Really Cool Things

What do [tag]Chocolate[/tag] and [tag]Physics[/tag] have in common? Well, they’re both really cool, for starters. Also, in a completely random fashion they are connected in a six-degrees-of Kevin-Bacon way to one of my hours on the Reference Desk at work on Saturday.

Don’t worry. I’ll explain.

During that fateful hour, I discovered: 1) Apparently, they’ve done another of those wonderful studies and discovered that [tag]Dark Chocolate[/tag] Improves Blood Vessel Function. Rejoice My Friends! Dark Chocolate is good for you!

and

2) If you hurry (it closes at 6pm today) you can go to eBay and bid on a ZERO-G experience with Stephen Hawking. Please pardon the fan girl squee. That would be so cool! I saw Mr. Hawking in person once. He went past a restaurant where I was eating. (No, I didn’t chase after him. I behaved myself…barely) Now, if I only had a spare $30,000…

Sometimes I learn the best things at work.

Posted on 26th March 2007
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