The Institute of Physics has signalled a willingness to compromise on its previous hard-line stance regarding the kilogram. The move will be welcomed by non-physicists, many of whom have, at best, a limited interest in how their weight might vary if they lived on a different planet or relocated to the centre of the earth…. [read...]
“People who step over cliffs are far more likely to crash to the bottom, due to the ‘intransigence’ of gravity”, Liam Fox has claimed. The international trade secretary put the chances of falling from a cliff at “60-40” if you step over the edge, [read...]
After taking the world by storm with the iPod, iPhone and iPad, Apple are set to revolutionise the way we live once again with the release of their new divination device, the iChing. Based on the classic Chinese book of changes that dates back to the second or third millennium BC, [read...]
Scientists at CERN have issued a warning of a possible black hole when Brian Cox returns to the site to resume his ’day job’.
‘We’ve noticed a dramatic increase in the matters of Professor Cox’ explained project leader Lyn Evans. [read...]