A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generationMax Gluckman
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- Take nobody’s word for it – evidence and authority in a world of propaganda 22/01/2017
- A new CERN experiment targets even higher energies (eventually) 08/01/2017
- How the rainbow illuminates the enduring mystery of physics 03/01/2017
- Accelerating News 14/12/2016
- How to hide a ‘fifth force’ – and how to find one 04/12/2016
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Category Archives: Climate Change
Recently I was involved in discussions that led to a meeting of climate-change skeptics moving from UCL premises. As a result, a couple of articles appeared about me on a climate website and on the right-wing “Breitbart” site. In the more measured … Continue reading
At the Guardian.
At the Guardian.
I guess every blogger has to blog about blogging at some point. I was on a panel of science bloggers at a talkfest organised by Alice Bell and Beck Smith last week, so it has been on my mind, and … Continue reading
I strive to retain respect for philosophy and philosophers, really I do. Some of my best friends are philosophers. I’d hate to dismiss a whole area of intellectual endeavour as a sterile playground for clever wasters creating and demolishing pointless … Continue reading