Author Archives: Jon Butterworth

About Jon Butterworth

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

Dark Matter, U2 and NASA wee

A Science Shambles Blog Network podcast special,┬árecorded a couple of weeks ago in a basement in Bloomsbury Maybe all the maths is just a better metaphor than a sock    

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Playful Explorations

Originally posted on NearcticTraveller:
Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (And Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics by Jon Butterworth. The Experiment. New York. 2018. A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age by Jimmy…

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Boosting boost

Regular readers (hello!) will know that the topics of jet substructure, boosted objects and the annual Boost meeting often feature here, because I work on them and they are interesting and important for physics at the Large Hadron Collider (and … Continue reading

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Book Review — Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (and Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics

Originally posted on Evilcyclist's Blog:
Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (and Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics by Jon Butterworth. Butterworth is a lecture in particle physics at a layman’s level. Butterworth is a physics professor…

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