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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- Why I marched for science 23/04/2017
- Is the Standard Model isolated? 12/03/2017
- Perimeter Lecture: The James Webb Space Telescope 01/03/2017
- 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
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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
Another Science podcast for the Guardian. With Ian Sample.
I wrote this piece on the blog about Higgs boson naming, and was then asked to write something for g2. This appeared on the web here (not in the usual Life & Physics slot, hence this post so I can … Continue reading
And another non-“Life & Physics” article posted here so I can find it. One of the Guardian Weekend “Ask a grown-up” series. Most common response: “You did better than Sir Ranulph Fiennes”…
At the Guardian.
A podcast I did for the Guardian with Ian Sample and Alok Jha.
The Guardian have decided to host “Life and Physics” on their site. I’m really pleased about it, since I guess it can only mean a wider readership. I am also flattered that professionals wish to associate their paper with my … Continue reading
See also Chapter 3.4 of Smashing Physics. A lot happened at ICHEP today, but I’ll stick to the presidential address and the Higgs. Quick Higgs recap: we know that something gives particles mass. According to our best theory, known as … Continue reading