Author Archives: Jon Butterworth

About Jon Butterworth

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

Nature Careers: Working Scientist podcast

I talked to Julie Gould for Nature recently, about the challenges of working on big collaborations, of doing physics in the media spotlight, on why LHC had more impact with the public than LEP, and more. (I also occasionally manage … Continue reading

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Space Shed at Latitude

I did an interview with Jon Spooner, Director of Human Space Flight at the Unlimited Space Agency at Latitude 2018. It is now available as a podcast, which you can listen to here (Series 1, Episode 3). It is intended to … Continue reading

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“The Land of Crap Rasputins”

I have been feeling a bit adrift since the grave mistake of 2016, but I think I might be able to cope with being a citizen of “the land of crap Rasputins”. So thank you Marina Hyde. And if the next … Continue reading

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Current World View

Situated at one end of “The Long Walk”, with Windsor Castle at the other, the view of the Copper Horse is awesome.

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