Category Archives: Physics Stories

Ten years after the “Big Bang”

Ten years ago it was Wednesday, and at 10:28 in the morning Geneva time the first protons had just made the 27 km journey through the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. The media referred to it as “Big Bang Day”, and … Continue reading

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Richard Feynman’s Centenary

Interview with Adam Rutherford on BBC Inside Science.

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Brilliant Blunders: the mistakes made by some of history’s greatest scientists

At the Guardian.

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Weasels in the Large Hadron Collider, and self-throwing dead cats

Scientists deployed a new political technology twice this week, to spectacular effect On Thursday I was on BBC Radio 4’s Inside Science, discussing with Adam Rutherford some excitement around the new data from CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. Under his newly-invented ‘Cloak … Continue reading

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