In which Randolph almost dies by misadventure with a microwave

It has been said that I am the luckiest person I know, not least because I keep avoiding death by misadventure. At times I feel like Devon Sawa in Final Destination. One evening in November 2017, my lovely husband made

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Why science fact is cooler than science fiction

"Because they so rarely interact with matter we can shoot them straight through the Earth, and most will travel through without doing anything. Of course, most of them travel right through our detectors as well, but once in a blue moon one of them will interact – about one or so per day." – Dr Lisa Falk Harris, a particle physicist at the University of Sussex, on the nature of neutrinos.