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.

Letter in the Sunday Times

Of which I wrote on average about 1/8 of a character… See here.

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How much mass does the W boson have?

At the Guardian.

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A Strange Journey: Review of Atom Land

via A Strange Journey

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

Book review in Publishers’ Weekly. Butterworth (Most Wanted Particle), a CERN alum and professor of physics at University College London, explains everything particle physics from antimatter to Z bosons in this charming trek through a landscape of “the otherwise invisible.” … Continue reading

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Book review

via A Map of the Invisible – Journeys into Particle Physics by Jon Butterworth

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After 40 years of studying the strong nuclear force, a revelation

At the Guardian.  

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Review of A Map of the Invisible by Marcus Chown in Times Higher Education

No spoilers…

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A day of xenon collisions at CERN

At the Guardian.

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Could the theory which predicted gravitational waves be wrong?

At the Guardian.

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UK invests £65M in Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment in US

At the Guardian.  

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