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Achenblog: February 18, 2007 - February 24, 2007

Don't Anger Queen Hillary! [Updated]

[Sorry about the boodle outage! That was horrible. Moveable Type had to change the ink cartridge, or something like that. But if we're back in business, look to this space Sunday night for some live-blogging of the Oscars! I'll...

By Joel Achenbach  |  February 22, 2007; 7:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Einstein's Pickup Line, etc.

In Walter Isaacson's book on Einstein he reveals the great physicist as a smooth operator when it comes to the ladyfolk. At one point Einstein's cousin, Elsa, who is the object of his intense affection, writes to him and...

By Joel Achenbach  |  February 21, 2007; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Porch Season Already???

Kids finally back to school after a roughly 23-day break. The DC public schools actually opened Friday, intrepidly, but most of the private schools have been closed since, what, Thanksgiving? The snow is melting as we speak. Buildings dripping....

By Joel Achenbach  |  February 20, 2007; 9:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (267)
 
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How Big Is a Smithereen?

[My column in the Sunday magazine.] Wearing my science writer's hat (actually, it's a beanie with a propeller), I've been spending a lot of time lately interviewing particle physicists. They're very smart people who unfortunately tend to talk about "quantum...

By Joel Achenbach  |  February 18, 2007; 9:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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