Category Archives: Science

The Petrie Multiplier

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Given a multiverse, does astrology work somewhere?

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What goes on inside a proton?

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Dark Matter: An Axion to grind?

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Large Hadron Collider Quiz: Are you ready for Run 2?

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Symmetry, and breaking it

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Life and Physics in Pictures No. 3

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A Selfish turn around CERN

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A follow up on research impact and the REF

Anyone connected with UK academia, who follows news about it, or indeed who has met a UK academic socially over the last couple of years, will probably have heard about the Research Excellence Framework (REF). All UK universities had their … Continue reading

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Prepare yourself for the restart

As the preparations for the higher-energy restart of the LHC continue, good to to see this Horizon “Hunt for the Higgs” (with Jim Al-Khalili, Jim Gates, Adam Davison, me, and others) is available again on BBC iPlayer for a while. … Continue reading

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