Great thinkers series
Great thinkers series

Great thinkers series

A blog looking at the lives of scientific luminaries who shaped our understanding of the universe

Pythagoras - from triangles to cosmic harmonies!

4 Feb 2024 3 minute read 1 comment Adamq

After a brief hiatus, we resume our profiles of great thinkers throughout the ages. For today’s indulgence, I have picked a great mathematician from the ancient era, Pythagoras. The name Pythagoras no doubt brings back memories of high school geomet...

Albert Einstein: From curved spacetime to the unified field

8 Jul 2023 3 minute read 1 comment Adamq

Today’s great thinker requires no introduction. Albert Einstein’s name has become synonymous with genius, and he has forever altered our understanding of the physical world. His revolutionary theories, immense intellect, and profound insights reshap...

James Clerk Maxwell: A brilliant mind Illuminating the laws of electromagnetism

24 Jun 2023 3 minute read 1 comment Adamq

For our next great thinker we will remain in the United Kingdom and roll forward a few hundred years. These were glory days for British scientists and mathematicians, when Great Britain truly was great, rather than a bit rubbish - side note...I wonde...

Isaac Newton: Alchemist and scientific revolutionary

22 Jun 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Adamq

After a short hiatus, I am back with a continuation of my series of great thinkers. In our last article we examined Richard Feynmann, the bongo-playing, girlfriend stealing (surely you are joking Mr Feynmann!) revolutionary thinker who won the Nobel...

Richard Feynman: Demystifying Quantum Physics with Curiosity and Charisma

2 Jun 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Adamq

Richard Feynman, the inimitable physicist with an insatiable curiosity and an endearing quirkiness, captivated the scientific community with his brilliant insights and unorthodox approach to science. His ground-breaking contributions to quantum physi...

Beware of new Blockchain wallet scam! Stay Safe!

16 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Adamq

My last two articles focused on two sophisticated scams I recently come across. The first was an XLM scam: The last one was a similarly sophisticated...

Beware of a new wave of EOS scams! Stay Safe!

12 Apr 2020 5 minute read 3 comments Adamq

I recently wrote about a sophisticated XLM scam I came across. For those that didn’t already read this article, you can review it here: Today I came...

Is CCG Cloud Mining the latest exit scam?

6 Mar 2020 5 minute read 17 comments Adamq

The latest potential scam I wanted to alert you to is CCG Mining. Whilst I don’t think this started out as a scam, increasingly the behaviour of the firm suggests that the founders are in the middle of executing an exit scam. They have stopped paying...

Beware of this sophisticated XLM scam. Stay Safe!

25 Feb 2020 2 minute read 30 comments Adamq

I came across this very sophisticated Stellar Lumens (XLM) scam today and I wanted to alert you about this so you can stay safe and protect your wealth as the crypto bull market returns. I include screenshots to explain how the scam works and to poin...