Category Archives: Arts

Composite Dark Matter, for example

Yesterday I had a brief chat with Faculti about a paper I wrote with some collaborators last year. In the paper, we were looking at what collider data (specifically from the Large Hadron Collider) could tell us about a relatively-little-studied … Continue reading

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Life in a Sofa

Last night, while I was out talking about particle physics in Croydon, my useless family lost the TV remote. Having excluded all the other possibilities, this morning I came to the conclusion there was no option but to subject the … Continue reading

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Is pink a real colour?

This is an important physics question, on which I gave an opinion in BBC Science Focus. This week, after the fun travels of the previous week, I have mostly been marking Mathematical Methods III exams. I don’t really have anything … Continue reading

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Pi, and why we don’t melt

I got involved in a discussion the other day, initiated by the science writer Natalie Wolchover, about the geometry of the Earth and our intuitive understanding of it.

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