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A married Cornishman who still doesn't know what he wants to be when he grows up. I currently work for a charity and am trying to expand my horizons. [See bottom of page for Blog Archive and Links.]

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Sunday, May 18, 2008

The Universe From The Big Bang

A diagram explaining the expansion of the universe since the Big Bang.tr love ways of visually explaining complicated topics.

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APOD: The Origin of Gold

Where did the gold in your jewelry originate? No one is completely sure. The relative average abundance in our Solar System appears higher than can be made in the early universe, in stars, and even in typical supernova explosions.

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Friday, May 09, 2008

Has BBC's iPlayer been hacked?

I was watching the episode of Inside the Medieval Mind entitled knowledge.  Suddenly, at 7 minutes 42 seconds, I noticed a number of bizarre subtitles that bore no relation to the copy I had downloaded.

 

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No picture in the centre of the screen but I included this image as an aid-memoire.

It's certainly cause for concern if the programme has been hacked into.