Monthly Archives: May 2014

AIMS and expectations

As you drive westward from Accra to Cape Coast, at a point on the highway somewhere in the vicinity of Mankessim, you may notice a roadsign among the babel of street vendors and billboards for evangelical churches — not to … Continue reading

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Comment is sacred, but facts are free?

Scene: a second-year Mechanics tutorial, fairly recently. Me: … so we just need to know how long the body takes to go round the earth. The body in question is the moon, so we know that its period is roughly… … Continue reading

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