Archive for December, 2015

Richard shared a photon with you!

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

MetaFilter: Let’s draw Feynman diagrams! (Part 1 of 20) You do not need to know any fancy-schmancy math or physics to do this! That’s right. I know a lot of people are intimidated by physics: don’t be! Today there will be no equations, just non-threatening squiggly lines. Even school children can learn how to draw Feynman diagrams (and, I hope, some cool science). Particle physics: fun for the whole family.
Link via MetaFilter.

Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Boston Globe: Big Picture: Santas Everywhere.
“They come in all shapes and sizes, donning the iconic red suit and hat that symbolize modern-day Christmas. Some run races, scuba dive, direct traffic, ski, or even rock-climb to show off their holiday cheer.”

Happy Holidays! Frohe Weihnachten!

Christmas Eve Eve

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Tradition for 21 years: meeting my friends from school on December 23rd. It takes a whole night to catch up for the whole year. Always great to see everyone at least once a year!

Winter Solstice

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

The days are getting longer again!

Afternoon walk near our hometown, 4pm

Ermpftschnuggn trødå!

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Jochen Malmsheimer berichtet von der letzten Generalversammlung des Deutschen (nicht: der Deutschen). YouTube, aber nur Ton, ohne Bild.

Wem das nicht genügt, hört weiter: Wenn Worte Reden könnten.

Hat tip to André for the link.