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Can you miniaturize a constant?

In an episode of Doctor Who (“Let’s Kill Hitler”), there was this robo-person run by tiny people inside it. Two of the main characters were miniaturized and put inside. This led to an interesting discussion, which I approximately reproduce below. Ravi mama: … Continue reading

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Does it involve getting up?

“Does it involve getting up?” This is one of our many Family Jokes. “I guess I should do X….” “Then do it.” “But it involves getting up!” But it’s not just a joke.  A lot of times, X gets delayed … Continue reading

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Gravity waves!

Years from now, I’ll be able to tell everyone that when the first detection of a gravity wave was announced, I… was eating an aloo paratha with perugu, and a piece of bobbattu.  And reading a book — Harriet Spies … Continue reading

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