Category Archives: Politics

The Strumion. And on.

As many of you will know (pay attention at the back) some theory guy said some exciting stuff at CERN and they have, as usual, suppressed his amazing discovery just like they did with those faster-than-light neutrinos and the fact … Continue reading

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The Oval, Hull, ExCel and CERN

Talking about particle physics is very audience-dependent A couple of weeks ago I gave a talk – “Scientific Section Presidential Address“, in fact – at the British Science Festival in Hull. I’ve just been sent links to a write-up (in … Continue reading

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Rising up to the challenge: My Brexit plan

Even a stopped clock gives the right time twice a day. And the brexit ultras and associated careerists are correct that the so-called “Chequers” proposal is indeed “worse than status quo”. Damning indeed if you take “Marguerita Time” into consideration.

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Horizon 2020 funding if there’s no Brexit deal

This went up on the government webpages yesterday: Horizon 2020 funding if there’s no Brexit deal. In a way it is comforting that someone in government thinks enough of scientific research to even mention it in the current Mayhem. The restatement … Continue reading

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