Very pleased with the new paper from my student, our collaborator @Dr_CMingarelli, and me: On the Amplitude and Stokes Parameters of a Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background — lots of good (and useful!) math and physics.
Thanks to Aretha for many things over the years, but perhaps especially for the dance parties she has inspired us to have with our one- and three-year old daughters over the last few days.
I am now so old that I have lost track, and am both embarrassed and happy to have discovered that this birthday is actually one less than I’ve been saying for the last few weeks.
My Nature review of When Einstein Walked with Gödel, by Jim Holt
The Planck 2018 results papers are available! (Direct from ESA today and on the arXiv tomorrow.)
(It would be even better if the equations could also appear as inline text, but this is still pretty great.)
Just to be precise, the uncle with whom Trump “talked about nuclear” in preparation for the Korea summit has been dead since 1985.
Neil Turok discussing Hawking & Mandela — they shared a love of tea and a sense of humour — at the start of his 2018 Peter Lindsay Memorial Lecture “Quantum Universe” here at Imperial College.