Trick or Treat

You know, what with the recent passing of Halloween, I thought I’d try my hand at a little horror story-telling of my own. It is a chilling tale about a demon, passed down through the ages in hushed tone and bated breath. Few dare to become too invested, and even the most intrepid minds find their dreams being haunted by this eerie creature. Those that are feint of heart, be warned…

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Caution: Laser May Disintegrate Face

Two weeks ago I explored the first of the two major approaches to nuclear fusion, magnetic confinement fusion. Today I return with the second approach, arguably less technologically impressive – inertial confinement fusion. It uses lasers though. Who doesn’t love lasers?

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Hold Your Balance

I remember when I was a lot younger, I used to fall over constantly. I’d come home everyday to a mother shocked at discovering yet another graze on my leg. I’m not sure if I was just a wild brawler back in the day, or simply didn’t quite have an aligned center of mass. I’m gonna guess it was probably the latter. You know, maybe I wouldn’t have toppled over as much if I’d been shaped more like a gömböc…

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