# The non-orbital electron

I was asked a question about electron orbitals via an email the other day – which basically asked do electrons orbit the atom or not? It is an interesting question […]

I was asked a question about electron orbitals via an email the other day – which basically asked do electrons orbit the atom or not? It is an interesting question […]

I read something the other day, in material I had paid for which caused my great anguish. In explaining the concept of infinity it was written “[infinity] is the largest […]

I don’t have much content to share with you at all in this post – at least not much of my own. I want to share with you a poster […]

As is the case with many of the important things in the universe, they pass by without due consideration. Today we muse over a funny old thing – symmetry. The […]

One of the first proofs I ever learnt was that there are an infinitely large number of prime numbers. It seems obvious that there should be such because when you […]

I have known what potential energy is for a very long time, but it is only of late I think I have truly began to appreciate its subtly in describing […]

Imagine doing something every single day of your life, something powerful and fundamental to the lives of everyone around you. Something so valuable the world simply could not exist without […]

In my travels through the internet I stumbled on a weird and wonderful fact: space is smelly. Genuinely – it isn’t like one of those science facts that is so […]

I always felt a little cheated when I took my Economics and Mathematics degree – because the differential equation work was fairly light touch. Well actually very light touch – […]

Complex numbers are wonderful, and frankly not popular enough. My understanding is that in America they form an integral part of the high-school mathematics education (correct me if I am […]