Monthly Archives: July 2012

Intuitive explanation for time dilation

I was reading Jacob Bronowski’s The Ascent of Man this morning and came across a lovely thought experiment that gives intuition into time dilation that probably goes back to Einstein himself. It goes something like this. Imagine there is a clock. You … Continue reading

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Research: A Survival Guide – Bruce Bassett

Now that the winter travel schedule has a brief break, some belated posts on our last couple of talks. Back in June, Bruce Bassett gave an entertaining talk to the AIMS students about what they should expect if they continue … Continue reading

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Markus Gustav Kruger

I was born and grew up in Brackenfell, where I matriculated in 1991 from Brackenfell High School. After completing my national service in the SAAF and a year at an insurance company working as an actuarial clerk, I spent the … Continue reading

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