Monthly Archives: November 2009

a weekend in physics

So I spent the weekend pondering how it’s possible for particles to tell the time. Specifically, subatomic particles called kaons, which seem to know the difference between past and future (I’m still trying to understand this). I also tried to get my head around the fact that time might somehow have evolved out of space […]

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monday–friday

I’ve lately discovered that the weeks go by just as fast when you’re out of a daily routine as when you’re in one. Another set of Monday–Friday is already gone. There are multiple ways I can separate out the days of this week to differentiate them from those of last week and those of next […]

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time is a place

I’ve taken the initial thoughts that I wrote back in May on the concept of time as a place, stripped them completely bare and reworked them a bit: The New York Herald Tribune post below was completely absorbed by the fact that I went looking for the 1959 Champs Elysées in 2009 and I didn’t […]

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sydney

I can reach back. It was May 25 and I was sitting on the bed writing an addendum to the piece below. It’s funny, when I see myself sitting there writing I realise that my memory has placed me in a room belonging to a different flat. One that was nearby, but that I lived […]

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