Stellar baby factory.Read More Brave new worlds
She still leaves for a while every day…Read More The Sun up North
On insects, pigeons, and people – in that order.Read More Mighty butterfly
A story on hot food and cold drinks, country boys and city slickers, as well as some capital hipster fun. Oh, and there is science, of course.Read More It’s a wrap!
I don’t know either. Physics is as good as anything to think about right now, I guess.”Read More Winter’s relative
“Dunno the first thing of what you just said. But I’ll find out, I can tell you that…!”Read More Curious aurora
Science and faith. What do facts matter to the gut?Read More Two sides of reality
A foul-mouthed 17-year-old prodigy student and mankind’s hubris…Read More Everybody says I’m a genius!
(with a nod to Carl Sagan) Why are people so afraid of science? Or are they? As a scientist, or, in fact, as a curious human being, I cannot but notice that science is treated differently from other aspects of life. To give just one example, a car mechanic can point towards his experience and […]Read More Science angst: On hunter-gatherers and science
Everybody remembers them from school, surely, the little pieces of iron on a surface that align in weird shapes when you put a magnet on them. We all remember that – as boring, why-do-I-have-to-learn-about-this-boring. As follow-up to my last text where I ended up mentioning our trip to Abisko, I thought I would get a […]Read More Magnetars: On the boredom induced by magnetic fields