Daily Archives: July 12, 2010


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Gizmodo’s latest scoop – photos of a prototype iPhone 5 with improved antenna.This is a spoof, but it does raise interesting questions about the sacrifices accepted in antenna performance for the sake of aesthetics. I actually *would* do this to my cell phone because the factor of four improvement in […]

Fixing the iPhone Antenna?


John Herman Randall described Aristotle’s scientific investigation as “the passionate search for passionless truth.”  Many histories of science fail to capture the passion for discovery that motivates most scientists in their work. Lucy Jago’s The Northern Lights: the true story of the man who unlocked the secrets of the aurora […]

The Northern Lights