Category Archives: Astrophysics

Isn’t Science Really Brilliant, Eh?

So many back episodes of The Infinite Monkey Cage on the BBC Sounds app. So much apathy for actual existence in my soul. Put these two facts together and it’s no wonder I spend my days listening to Robin Ince … Continue reading

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Yellow Lorry Slow

Soonish, or perhaps just gone by, it will be the fiftieth anniversary of a giant leap for humankind – when Liverpudlians walked on the zebra crossing closest to EMI’s Abbey Road studios. They came in peace for all mankind. Because … Continue reading

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(To The Moon) And Back

The day after the day HUMANKIND walked on the moon all first timely, well that was a sort of anticlimax day really. A head back to boring old Earth in the command module bit sort of a day. A day … Continue reading

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Loony Toons

Fifty years ago on this very day, Stretch Armstrong and Buzz Lightyear took time out from being children’s toys to walk on the ladder of their Lunar Landing Module. And then walk on the Lunar. Joan Collins was still up … Continue reading

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Not Much Call For It?

The cheese wheel of time is best understood with crackers. I’m sorry, I mean it is best understood if you ARE crackers. Fruit loop. Bonkers. Cray, and indeed, cray. Only yesterday I was trying to get used to it being … Continue reading

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Spiderpig: Far From Ham

Adventures in imitating normal human life, part whatever. Long ago, in a galaxy exactly the same as this one because it is this one, (well, not exactly the same because every atom is different from one moment to the next … Continue reading

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The Case Of The Milliganese Tardis

What a delightful dream I had last night. I met Spike Milligan and went to his house to discuss some of my research ideas. As dreams go it’s right up there with the ones I have in which I am … Continue reading

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