Neutrinos, antimatter, and science as a holistic detective agency

‘Holistic’ is a much abused word. Like ‘quantum’ and ‘paradigm’, it is beloved of snake-oil sellers of many types. But some kind of interconnectedness forms a key part of science’s defence against spurious results and crackpots. Two new scientific results got me thinking this week

Reading Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently

Reading Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently Photograph: Book design & cover: C. Zeff, L. Jeans. Photo: E. Butterworth

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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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