Tagged: electrons

Two is a big number – revisited - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson May 08, 2014

In a long-in-the-past blog entries I commented on how two is a large number and three might be considered a working approximation to infinity. This kind of mathematics suits Benjamin (22 months old now). He's beginning to grasp what counting is about, but there's some way to go. I'm not exactly sure what's going on … Read More

Earth currents - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Nov 29, 2010

Five hundred and seventeen for one.  That's more like it.  Looking forward to more of the same in Adelaide.So, physics. Last week I was doing a bit of work in the lab with a  student, trying to track down why his instrumentation wasn't working. We're still at it; what he's trying to do is quite complicated, but we made some progress. Read More

Analogue Computing - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Nov 26, 2010

What a dismal and predictable start to the Ashes. Turn your back on the computer screen for five minutes and suddenly England have lost three wickets.Anyway, yesterday I was in Auckland, talking about research progress with a group that we've had strong links with in the past. (By 'we' I mean the Waikato cortical modelling group). One of the talks we heard was … Read More