Category Archives: Physics

Running over the same old ground?

Last week I was in CERN for various meetings. Rather unexpectedly, these included one with Roger Waters in which I totally failed to say “Welcome to the Machine” at the right moment. The main business was CERN’s Scientific Policy Committee, … Continue reading

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Catching up

I have been too distracted to write much lately. This is partly due to the demoralising backdrop of UK politics, and partly because I have been having fun with physics and related matters. This is a quick catch up on … Continue reading

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What to focus on. Where to look for the science.

“Broken Symmetries” is an art exhibition at FACT in Liverpool. Spread over galleries on two levels, it provides an audio and visual immersion in a strange frontier of knowledge and its echoes and resonances in wider culture. The artwork is … Continue reading

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Conceptual design for a post-LHC future circular collider at CERN

This conceptual design report came out today. It looks like an impressive amount of work and although I am familiar with some of its contents, it will take time to digest, and I will undoubtedly be writing more about it … Continue reading

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