The Fictional Aether
by Mark D Hannam
Adventures in Real Science Fiction
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
You'll shoot your eye out: the shock of the recoil
The latest data dump from gravitational-wave detectors turns out to be full of juicy science, just waiting to be scooped out. Last month i...
Wednesday, 22 December 2021
Breaking news! Scientists measure an exciting phenomena you have never heard of!
I. When black holes wobble Precession! We have finally observed precession in gravitational waves! I'm told there are several people in ...
Sunday, 7 March 2021
The Which Hunter
Here follows the story of my adventures with an obscure rule of English usage. Brace yourself. The story begins in my first year of graduate...
Monday, 8 February 2021
Coronavirus Update: A UK-dwelling Kiwi faces his mistakes
It is just over a year since the severity of Covid became undeniable: China began its strict lockdown on January 23. Remember that? An unpre...
Friday, 30 October 2020
Let's face it, the plague is here for the winter. Your government has failed you, so you must rely on yourself. Or, more realistically: ...
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