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.

Theory, experiment and supersymmetry

I am dismayed by the plethora of null results coming out of my experiment, as well as from our friendly rivals, at the Large Hadron Collider. Don’t get me wrong, null results are important and it is a strength of … Continue reading

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2018 Highlights? Seriously?

I’d say 2018 has been “mixed”, at best. Read more at the Cosmic Shambles Network   Note added… maybe I was a bit too negative. At the air quality seems to actually be better now than recently, as can be … Continue reading

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Science Outreach: Importance, Ways & Examples

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by Anna Stakia ? The AMVA4NewPhysics Network is already within its last part of operation, and soon its ESRs will be using the valuable knowledge and experience acquired throughout their participation in it at their…

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Lucretius

Discussing Lucretius’ ideas and their relevance to life and physics today, with Naomi Alderman, for “Science Stories” on Radio 4. I learned a lot making and listening to this. Nice work. Lucretius, Sheep and Atoms  

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