Tagged: physicists

Telling Your Science Story - Guest Work

Guest Author Feb 26, 2018

Guest post by Ceridwyn Roberts My dad is a scientist – a nuclear chemist – the sort of guy you’d expect to find at the beginning of a superhero story. Short, glasses-wearing, geeky. He had a radiation monitoring badge that he sometimes forgot to take off when he left the lab and I’d examine it, hoping to see his powers … Read More

The importance of NZYPT - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 08, 2012

Over the last  fortnight I have had the honour of acting as a judge in both the regional and the national leagues of the New Zealand Young Physicist’s tournament, NZYPT. For those unfamiliar to the competition, it brings together teams of 3 secondary school students from around the country to present and debate a list of physics problems set by … Read More

Physicists - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 16, 2010

Stunning timing! xkcd’s newest strip is on the subject of physicists.    Why am I wittering about timing?  Well, given that I’ve just written a post about physicists explaining what’s going on, it’s pretty awesome synchronicity. Oh yes, and we do laughing at them a little, as well 🙂 … Read More