Category Archives: Philosophy

Catching up

I have been too distracted to write much lately. This is partly due to the demoralising backdrop of UK politics, and partly because I have been having fun with physics and related matters. This is a quick catch up on … Continue reading

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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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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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Life, Physics and Everything

When the Guardian’s science blog network closes, Life & Physics will have been here for eight years. Physics has come a long way in that time, but there is (as always) more to be done… My sign-off from The Guardian.

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