I recently read Ann Leckie's new book 'Ancillary Sword'. It's a sequel to 'Ancillary Justice', which I recommended last year, and which went on to win the Hugo Award for Best Novel. That first book explored a lot of mind bending concepts. The first had been the main character, Breq, a woman, originally one of … Continue reading Ancillary Sword
This may well be the best explanation of particle colliders, like the Large Hadron Collider, I've seen in a long time. Click through for full sized version, and for the Feynman diagram in the red button caption. via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. Of course, none of it might be fundamental. It might be structure, patterns, mathematics, whatever, … Continue reading SMBC: To the collider!