Tag Archives: UCL

For the record…

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

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Finding SuperNEMO: Neutrino experiment makes the journey from the Surrey Hills to the Cottian Alps

At the Guardian.

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The Petrie Multiplier

At the Guardian.

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Life and Physics in Pictures No. 3

At the Guardian.

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A Selfish turn around CERN

At the Guardian.

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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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What’s in your bag?

At the Guardian.

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Phase transitions: steam engines, Dark Matter and the Higgs

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Life and Physics in pictures – No.2

At the Guardian.

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Why so much excitement over the Higgs boson?

On 5th September I talked to Robyn Williams of ABC (Australia) The Science Show in a basement room at UCL. We covered the Higgs, the LHC, Smashing Physics, all kinds of things, and he recorded it on a very elderly … Continue reading

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