I just saved a life!

Okay, it was a snail.  But it was interesting nonetheless, and surely racks me up some karma points (I am not yet sure if those are transferable with my good guy tokens)? Cycling along Higher Cambridge Street I almost squished a snail who'd started a long and perilous journey across the road, and wasn't looking... Continue Reading →

My “Three Minute Thesis” effort on #climate

Here's my performance in the University of Manchester final of "Three Minute Thesis." (Thank you very much to the organisers - and the training we received was fab). I did okay but on reflection,  I tried to do too much - a history of climate science and policy, an explanation of issue lifecycle models, AND the Australian... Continue Reading →

And then there’s physics….

Heisenberg, Schrodinger and Ohm are on their way to to a physics convention when they get pulled over. The cop says to Heisenberg, who is driving  "Do you know how  fast you were going?" "No," says Heisenberg, "but I know exactly where I am." The cop says "You were doing 60 in a 40 zone."... Continue Reading →

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