Bee asked in a comment what I meant, that physics was sometimes hostile to outsiders? Well, what about this? I invite you to read it, first because it's funny, second because posts at the so-called "reference frame" are known to mutate over time if it helps make the other person look dumb, so you might … Continue reading See what I mean?
Much has been said and written, will be said and written, about the trouble with physics, or even sometimes the end of physics. Lee Smolin once famously asked Why is there no new Einstein?. It is not a matter of finding physics celebrities, for instance to make science more visible and facilitate funding (although, I … Continue reading A shrug of resignation in physics?