A New Adventure for a New Year!

“Actually, I wasn’t happy or sad. I was medium. And medium is the happiest that I’ll ever be.” –Axe Cop It’s been an amazing journey over the years, sharing the joys and wonders of the Universe with you. From the smallest subatomic particles, the most fundamental interactions and the shortest timescales imaginable to the stars, galaxies, … Read moreA New Adventure for a New Year!

Setting up for the Blogosphere

In preparation for the launch of startswithabang.com, I am attempting to embed a video I had found on youtube, of the slow-motion ignition of a lighter. How does this work?  The video demonstrates that to make something very simple happen (to get a sustained, controlled flame out of a compact piece of equipment), a lot of … Read moreSetting up for the Blogosphere