Category Archives: Education

The Standard Model – TEDEd Lesson

I may have mentioned before, the Standard Model is about 50 years old now. It embodies a huge amount of human endeavour and understanding, and I try to explain it in my book, A Map of the Invisible (or Atom … Continue reading

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To think like scientists, students should work like scientists

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MMR and me

I have a doctorate in physics. My wife has one in chemistry. We have an 11-year-old son, who should have got his MMR jab in 2003 A lot has been written about the MMR scare of just over a decade … Continue reading

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