Category Archives: Physics

The science stories that shaped 2019

In the Observer, with a contribution from me.

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Book Shambles

I did a Book Shambles with Robin Ince and Josie Long, which you can hear here. Hear hear. Ostensibly we were discussing “A Map of the Invisible”, though it starts with me denying the allotment allegation, and pretty much shambles … Continue reading

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Cease using the phrase “Standard Model” for a theory we know to be incorrect.

Things James Wells writes are usually worth reading, and this is no exception. Highly recommended to anyone (like me) who is thinking a lot about the current state, and future, of particle physics. Or who is just interested in how … Continue reading

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Things beginning with P

I occasionally get asked, since the LHC is not currently providing collisions, what we’re actually doing now. Answers include Protons, Papers, Poppadoms, Preparation, Python, Pictures and Philip Pullman.

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