On the way home

Distance, technology and stuff. Somewhere over Paris.

I’m writing this on an aeroplane between Geneva and London. This is my weekly commute since becoming a convener of the ATLAS Standard Model physics group. We use teleconferencing and our world wide web, but chats over coffees are still essential for proper coordination of what is now a huge production machine for scientific papers.

At the Guardian. See also Chapter 4.2 of Smashing Physics.

About Jon Butterworth

UCL Physics prof, works on LHC, writes (books, Guardian Science and elsewhere). Citizen of England, UK, Europe & Nowhere, apparently.
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