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Pineta


Particle Physics and Pony Fiction Experimentalist

Mar
4th
2021

Resonating with the Next Generation · 4:31pm March 4th

Izzy Moonbow explains the principle of spin precession and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance to Sunny Starscout with the aid of a tennis ball.

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Feb
6th
2021

Rainboom Research Review · 6:55pm February 6th

Let’s take a look back at something from the early days of FiM.

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Jan
15th
2021

Unicorn Teleportation, Quantum Information, and Ponies in Socks · 4:53pm January 15th

How does Twilight Sparkle's method of personal transport work?

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Dec
23rd
2020

Vaccine Boost · 6:34pm Dec 23rd, 2020

It’s been a rubbish year. And there is still potential for it to get even worse as Covid cases keep rising, a new more contagious variety appears, and Brexit is going as well as expected. Let’s try to find some good news. It has been a really super-exciting year for vaccine science. The Covid vaccines mean we can be optimistic that life will return to some sort of normal over the next year, and they demonstrate exciting new advances in medical science that will let us beat this and future

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Dec
13th
2020

Daring Do and The Brutish Museums · 6:32pm Dec 13th, 2020

Nov
23rd
2020

Spherical Pony Life · 9:03pm Nov 23rd, 2020

Nov
14th
2020

Fungi · 10:10pm Nov 14th, 2020

Things I’ve ended up doing while stuck at home: drinking a lot of coffee; watching mushrooms grow.

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Nov
7th
2020

Democracy · 10:40pm Nov 7th, 2020

Congratulations to the USA on electing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and more importantly, on getting rid of Donald Trump. I know many American friends have been stressing out about the election, and it feels like we are now all breathing a collective sigh of relief across the world.

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Oct
30th
2020

Stellar Science and a New Story · 6:11pm Oct 30th, 2020

If there weren’t already enough reasons this year to write a story about apocalyptic visions of a world consumed by darkness, the award of the Nobel Prize in Physics to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, and Andrea Ghez gave me the excuse to write something about black holes. It took me a few weeks to finish it, but I am pleased to have got it done ready for Nightmare Night.

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Oct
16th
2020

Particle Physics Adventures at a virtual science festival · 10:31pm Oct 16th, 2020

As my regular readers may know, I do a lot of science festival stuff. Which is usually only of interest if you live near me. However this year, as everything is obliged to happen online, anyone in the world can join us.

If you want to learn about science research in Oxford, register and join the IF festival for free tomorrow:

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