Tag: Theatre

  • Beauty, Charm, and Strangeness: Science as Metaphor

    Thanks to Nathan Yau at Flowing Data for pointing me in the direction of this 1998 essay by John Banville for Science magazine.  He draws parallels between art and science. I wish to advance a thesis which, were they to take note of it, the academies would decry as scandalous. My thesis is that modern…

  • Schoedinger’s Cast

    Just one possible experiment in a theatre among many Performed by Alan Cox at the Soho Theatre, 17th May 2006 Written by Caspar Addyman 2006 We are all familiar with Schroedinger’s cat. A simple little thought experiment that illustrates the bizarre nature of quantum mechanics. But very briefly, a cat is placed in a sealed…