### Physics

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### Physics

17 Apr 2021 The Schrödinger equation on the cheap
19 Feb 2021 Why does *E* = *mc*²?
12 Feb 2021 The statistical basis of Fermi estimates
08 Feb 2021 Reductionism, order and patterns
06 Feb 2021 Binomial party tricks
05 Feb 2021 A simplicial generalisation of the Bloch ball
28 Jan 2021 Turning a thermometer into a sundial
20 Jan 2021 Dicing with chaos
31 Dec 2020 Why is the sky blue?
27 Dec 2020 The shower curtain effect
13 Dec 2020 Hairy shadows
28 Nov 2020 The continually interesting exponential
03 Nov 2020 Asymmetric dice are unfair
25 Oct 2020 A HyperLaunch oompoc
23 Oct 2020 Uncertainty and virtual particles
21 Oct 2020 The battle of the bulge
16 Oct 2020 Hacking Kepler's problem
07 Oct 2020 Parallel axes and wise crowds
02 Oct 2020 Why is quantum gravity hard?
09 Aug 2020 The Bloch sphere and Hopf fibrations
06 Aug 2020 An equinoctial experiment
08 Jul 2020 Solipsism and emergent time
06 Apr 2020 A hacker's guide to the Chandrasekhar limit
24 Feb 2020 Hacking physics from the back of a napkin
13 Aug 2019 Zeta regularisation voodoo
29 Jul 2019 The endless present
28 Jul 2019 Imaginary time and black holes
17 Aug 2018 Inverted pendulums
31 Aug 2015 Black hole thermodynamics
30 Apr 2015 Pedagogy, polylogarithms and particles
### Mathematics

23 Mar 2021 Indescribably boring numbers
13 Mar 2021 Taking half a derivative
19 Feb 2021 Why does *E* = *mc*²?
12 Feb 2021 The statistical basis of Fermi estimates
08 Feb 2021 Reductionism, order and patterns
06 Feb 2021 Binomial party tricks
28 Jan 2021 Turning a thermometer into a sundial
26 Jan 2021 A simple proof of the bus paradox
26 Jan 2021 Cashing a blank check
22 Jan 2021 Integrals from pyramids
20 Jan 2021 Dicing with chaos
10 Jan 2021 Generalising Spot It!
05 Jan 2021 Sublets: a road trip game
03 Jan 2021 Central limits for unlike variables
03 Nov 2020 Asymmetric dice are unfair
07 Oct 2020 Parallel axes and wise crowds
09 Aug 2020 The Bloch sphere and Hopf fibrations
06 Aug 2020 An equinoctial experiment
06 Jul 2020 From straight lines to random fractals
13 Aug 2019 Zeta regularisation voodoo
30 Sep 2018 Partition identities in Haskell
08 Sep 2018 The geometry of coin flips
17 Aug 2018 Inverted pendulums
14 Dec 2017 Incompleteness and provability logic
30 Nov 2017 Replicators and Fisher's Fundamental Theorem
30 Sep 2015 Partitions, pentagons and products
23 Aug 2015 Sums of squares and normed algebras
31 May 2015 Cumulants from Möbius inversion
17 May 2015 The functional equation for Riemann's zeta
30 Apr 2015 Pedagogy, polylogarithms and particles
01 Apr 2015 Summing the natural numbers
15 Apr 2014 Shifted Gaussians and Hermite functions
### Statistics and Probability

12 Feb 2021 The statistical basis of Fermi estimates
26 Jan 2021 A simple proof of the bus paradox
26 Jan 2021 Cashing a blank check
20 Jan 2021 Dicing with chaos
03 Jan 2021 Central limits for unlike variables
03 Nov 2020 Asymmetric dice are unfair
07 Oct 2020 Parallel axes and wise crowds
08 Sep 2018 The geometry of coin flips
31 May 2015 Cumulants from Möbius inversion
### Philosophy

08 Feb 2021 Reductionism, order and patterns
15 Jan 2021 Eternal recurrence and brainjam
08 Jul 2020 Language, cognition and alien math (Part I)
08 Jul 2020 Solipsism and emergent time
29 Jul 2019 The endless present
14 Dec 2017 Incompleteness and provability logic
11 Aug 2017 Cigarettes, hard labour and a box full of money
### Hacks

17 Apr 2021 The Schrödinger equation on the cheap
19 Feb 2021 Why does *E* = *mc*²?
12 Feb 2021 The statistical basis of Fermi estimates
03 Jan 2021 Central limits for unlike variables
23 Dec 2020 From noodles to woodles
28 Nov 2020 The continually interesting exponential
21 Oct 2020 The battle of the bulge
16 Oct 2020 Hacking Kepler's problem
02 Oct 2020 Why is quantum gravity hard?
06 Aug 2020 An equinoctial experiment
06 Apr 2020 A hacker's guide to the Chandrasekhar limit
24 Feb 2020 Hacking physics from the back of a napkin
04 Sep 2019 The scrubland manifesto
### Everyday

28 Jan 2021 Turning a thermometer into a sundial
26 Jan 2021 A simple proof of the bus paradox
26 Jan 2021 Cashing a blank check
20 Jan 2021 Dicing with chaos
31 Dec 2020 Why is the sky blue?
27 Dec 2020 Pairing random socks
27 Dec 2020 The shower curtain effect
13 Dec 2020 Hairy shadows