Archive for May 21, 2020

Job Alert!

Posted in mathematics, Maynooth on May 21, 2020 by telescoper

It occurred to me that there might be among the readers of this blog people interested in a job opportunity just announced at the Hamilton Institute at Maynooth University, which exists to promote interdisciplinary research spanning applied mathematics, computer science, engineering, and statistics. Applicants from any of those areas are welcome.

There is a lot more detail including instructions on how to apply here. The deadline is at the end of September 2020.

Watch “Why the Universe is quite disappointing really – Episode 5” on YouTube

Posted in The Universe and Stuff, YouTube with tags , , , on May 21, 2020 by telescoper

Episode 5, in which I explain using a golf ball just how empty the Universe is. It is so empty, in fact, that even the crowded places are very empty. And as for the empty places, they’re practically nothing.