Monthly Archives: April 2011

Little Green Men and neutron stars

In the 1960’s, Cambridge University built a radio telescope. After a few weeks operation, a young research student noticed something very weird. A source of radio waves that sent out a steady pulse, pulsing every one and a third seconds. … Continue reading

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We love patterns.

That is, I think, what we hear in music and rythm.  Patterns and order.  We love to see patterns in nature, and to create order out of chaos.  At our best, we are truly amazing at this, and when I saw the … Continue reading

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