Daily: using a Jupyter notebook to make presentation slides

I'm in a strange kind of limbo at the moment. I'm not being paid, since I can't sign my new contract without being physically present in Spain. And, until the 30th of March, it was physically impossible to enter Spain unless you were a Spanish resident, since the borders were closed due to Covid restrictions. …

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Thesis off-cuts: the reproducibility crisis in cosmology

As we frequently hear1, we're now in the precision era of cosmology. What this really means is that we're in the era of measuring things really well, and we're getting really good at measuring things because we keep building ever more enormous and powerful telescopes. I remember attending the STFC Introductory Summer School on Astronomy …

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