Category Archives: Silly

Mosquitos and Toblerones

A couple of years ago I went to see Lucy Kirkwood’s play Mosquitos at the National Theatre. It starred Olivia Coleman and Olivia Williams, who were both brilliant, and was set largely in and around CERN. There was a lot … Continue reading

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Look-a-likes?

The award-winning blogger beard Telescoper used to do astronomy look-a-likes, which unfortunately sometimes strayed into other fields. If he strayed a bit further I think he’d find a striking one in today’s news:

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Dark Matter, U2 and NASA wee

A Science Shambles Blog Network podcast special,┬árecorded a couple of weeks ago in a basement in Bloomsbury Maybe all the maths is just a better metaphor than a sock    

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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

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