The Physics Detective Part Ten — The Mystery Is Solved (and I Hate to Say I Told You So, But …)

I told you so.

We have now reached the end of this two-month mini-blogging journey. Now I can go back to writing to amuse others rather than to amuse myself. A return to dedicated posts about science rather than embedded science stories within installments of the Physics Detective! For instance, I never got around to discussing last week’s huge announcement about the sequencing of the X chromosome. Let the wild conjecture begin!