On top of The Shard, the tallest building in the EU
A real victory for Simon, who has had a bit of a fear of heights for years. But what he found most impressive were the noticeable changes in gravity while … Continue reading On top of The Shard, the tallest building in the EU
We’ve found the real 0° meridian!
And it turned out to be a that little path next to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, not the Prime Meridian line. The 0° meridian is what the GPS uses … Continue reading We’ve found the real 0° meridian!
All Nerds Unite: Simon meets Steve Mould and Matt Parker in London
Hilarious, inspirational and loaded with cosmic coincidences, this was one of the best evenings ever! Many of our currently favourite themes were mentioned in the show (such as the controversy … Continue reading All Nerds Unite: Simon meets Steve Mould and Matt Parker in London
The rest of the trip to London
Simon loved the Science Museum, even though he did not get to see the Klein Bottles from the museum’s permanent collection (none of them was on display). He particularly enjoyed … Continue reading The rest of the trip to London
The skyscraper that set things on fire
Inspired by Matt Parker’s video about the uniquely shaped building at 20 Fenchurch Street in London, Simon was very excited to visit this address. In the video below, made on the … Continue reading The skyscraper that set things on fire
The Maisie Day
For Simon and me, this book (“Infinite Lives of Maisie Day” by Christopher Edge) has probably been one of our most profound experiences of the year. We read it together, … Continue reading The Maisie Day