Category Archives: Science

Consider Feynman in all his manifestations

If you click on the “Richard Feynman” tag of this blog you will find he features quite often. He was a great physicist who had an enormous impact on the field in general and on particle physics in particular (no … Continue reading

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Neutrino Endpoint

There is something very elegant about the KATRIN (Karlsruhe Tritium Neutrino) experiment. At the Cosmic Shambles Network.

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Collective Effects

There are interesting developments at the moment on the borders between particle physics and nuclear physics, in the study of hot dense blobs of matter made of quarks and gluons.

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Scientific Exile?

This article in the Guardian describes a situation which is already happening. I have personally been in two recent scientific/training network planning meetings in which UK leadership was ruled out as a possibility (by mutual agreement) as too risky in the … Continue reading

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