Category Archives: Science

Playful Explorations

Originally posted on NearcticTraveller:
Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (And Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics by Jon Butterworth. The Experiment. New York. 2018. A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age by Jimmy…

Posted in Physics, Writing | Tagged , , ,

Boosting boost

Regular readers (hello!) will know that the topics of jet substructure, boosted objects and the annual Boost meeting often feature here, because I work on them and they are interesting and important for physics at the Large Hadron Collider (and … Continue reading

Posted in Particle Physics, Physics, Science, Travel | Tagged , , ,

Why use a map to tell the story?

The paperback edition of A Map of the Invisible is out now, and to help promote it we made a few videos on some of the themes in the book. Here’s the second one:

Posted in Particle Physics, Physics, Writing | Tagged , ,

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

Posted in Particle Physics, Politics, Silly | Tagged , | 9 Comments