Archive for December 10, 2015

The Optic Glass

Posted in Cute Problems, The Universe and Stuff with tags , , on December 10, 2015 by telescoper

I thought you might be interested in this video demonstrating an interesting possible effect of refraction:

It’s not a trick, but it did take me quite a long time to reproduce the result. Can you figure out what’s going on?

 

 

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Where Two Tribes Go To Roar…

Posted in Uncategorized on December 10, 2015 by telescoper

It seems that my former colleague from Nottingham days, Professor Philip Moriarty, has decided to leave Twitter.

I have to say my own experiences of Twitter haven’t been as bad as Philip’s. In fact I still find it rather fun,  but then I just tend to ignore or block people who irritate me rather than try to enter into pointless and frustrating dialogues…